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Elchanite '63 




CONTENTS 



THEME 3 

ADMINISTRATION 4 

SCHOOL 5 

TALMUD FACULTY 6 

GENERAL STUDIES FACULTY 8 

GRADUATES 15 

HONORS 42 

DIARY 43 

ACTIVITIES 51 

Elchanite Staff 52 

G.0 54 

Student Court 57 

Arista 58 

Bulletin 60 

Topics 61 

Library 62 

Service Squad 64 

Chagigas 66 

Play 68 

Variety Nile 70 

Minor Publications 72 

Y.O.C 74 

Chess & Checkers 75 

Math Team 75 

Debating 76 

Varsity 78 

Swimming 80 

Junior Varsity 82 

Bowling 83 

Seasonal Sports 84 

LITERATURE 85 

Introduction — D. Shapiro & D. Grandsitsky 86 

Observations — D. Shapiro 87 

Fear — M. Greenberg 88 

Life — J. Moss 89 

An Essay — R.Kaufman 90 

Brotherhood — M. Pomp 91 

He Has Joined Us — A.Spiegel 92 

Lopez— G. Schiff 92 

He Knows — D. Sussman 93 

SENIOR DIRECTORY 94 



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N HIS continual probing of the world around him, 
man seeks the depths of experience that will enable him 
to extend the frontiers of human knowledge. Yet, man 
reaches the plateau of knowledge only when he realizes 
the divine omnipotence, for it is then and only then 
that he can attempt to extricate himself from the mire 
of mundane existence. 

In this phase of learning our institution excels, 
for it has succeeded in the conciliation of the two antip- 
odes: Faith and Reason. For over three millenia the 
Hebrew Tl and its numerical equivalent, eighteen, 
have been equated with a milestone in assessing the 
fulfillment of life. As our school passes this milestone 
we can look back over the past eighteen years secure 
in the knowledge that it has been a bellweather of 
Reason in a world filled with madnesss. The power of 
Reason and the serenity of mind that comes with Faith 
are the two most significant facets of man's existence. 





Mr. Samuel Levine, Director 



Rabbi Abraham N. Zuroff, Principal 



The Administration 



The Administration is perennially concerned with 
the mental and physical welfare of the students and 
the improvement of the educational facilities. Plans 
have already been made to move the school to more 
modern and spacious quarters. Moreover, student 
requests regarding our curriculum, building, gradua- 
tion, and extra-curricular activities are always taken 
into consideration, even if ultimately rejected. 





Dr. Shelly Saphire, Supervisor 
YESHIVA UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOLS 



Dr. Samuel Belkin, 
President YESHIVA UNIVERSITY 



the SCHOOL 






FACULTY 




talmud 






Rabbi P. Yogel, 
Talmud Examiner 



f^OMPOSED mostly of the spiritual leaders of 
community synagogues, the Talmud faculty en- 
deavors to develop the student's ability to learn 
without benefit of instruction. Chumash, Nach, 
and Kitzur Shulchan Aruch are taught in addi- 
tion to Talmud in the lower classes, while in 
the higher classes the time is devoted almost 
exclusively to Talmud. The ultimate goal of the 
Rabbis is that all students continue learning 
either at Yeshiva College or elsewhere. 




english 



Mr. Josef Brand 





Mr. Sidney Gold 




Mr. Alvin Baron 




J^HE ENGLISH department of YUHSB continues to 
occupy a prominent position in the hearts and minds of 
the student body. 

The facuhy not only must instruct students in 
grammar, usage, composition, and American and Eng- 
lish literature, but also is responsible for preparing 
students for the College Board and Regents Scholar- 
ship examinations given in their Senior year. 

Their success has been reflected consistently in 
the excellent scores achieved every year on these i 



Mr. Joseph Strum 




Rabbi Yaacov Dardac 





Mr. Maurice Mashal 




I JuRiNG the past few years, the language courses 
given in YUHSB have become increasingly popular 
with the students. 

Courses in Latin and third year French have been 
offered the student body to supplement the four years 
of Hebrew and two years of either French or Spanish 
which YUHSB has always offered. There is little doubt 
that the popularity of these courses will continue to 
grow as the instructive methods improve and facilities 
continue to increase. 






Mr. Isaac Cantor 



Rabbi Wilfred Wolfson 



Dr. Jechiel Lichtenstein 



math 





Rabbi Hyman Heifetz 





Rabbi Louis Cooper 



Mr. Moe Septimus 



y^iTH the increasing emphasis on technology and 
science in this modern world, there is a greater and 
greater need for trained mathematicians. YUHSB's 
Math department is excellently suited to provide inter- 
ested scholars with preparation in basic mathematical 
skills. Besides the basic two-and-one-half years' se- 
quence of algebra and geometry, the department also 
offers trigonometry, college algebra, and a one-term 
course in calculus or analytic geometry. 



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/\lmost three quarters of this year's graduating 
class intends to major in either science or some related 
field, such as medicine or dentistry. This in itself is the 
finest possible tribute to the outstanding educators who 
make up YUHSB's science department. Though only 
biology and general science are required for gradua- 
tion, the chemistry and physics electives offered are 
eagerly chosen by the students, with more than ninety 
percent taking chemistry or physics, and more than 
half taking both. 




Mr. Joseph Kalton 



science 



Mr. Samuel Lebowitz 





Rabbi Fred Bohensky 



Mr. Seymour Parness 




Mr. Bernard Loring 




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Mr. George Davidson 



J_ T WAS 5,723 years ago that history began. Since that 
time, man has covered and uncovered, buried and dug 
up all the minutiae and trivia which, when correlated, 
make up the extremely important world of social 
studies. YUHSB's devoted staff of social studies men- 
tors expertly transmit the mass of facts which make up 
the social studies in a form easily digested by high 
school students. 

Taking three-and-one-half years of social studies 
in the form of citizenship education, economics, geog- 
raphy, and world and American history, YUHSB stu- 
dents emerge with the type of education which is so 
often desired but is so rarely found in individuals of 
high school age. 



social studies 




Mr. Morris Purcell 



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Mr. Harry Allan 



minors 



Mr. Harry Morse 



A, 



.LL STUDENTS are required to take two years each 
of art, music, and physical education, the minor sub- 
jects in our curriculum. Fundamentals of design and 
color and the history of the subject are stressed in art, 
while in music, an appreciation of classical pieces and 
a knowledge of basic terms are acquired. Physical edu- 
cation provides instruction in basic sports and enables 
each student to receive the exercise necessary to physi- 
cal fitness. 




Mr. Leon Leibowitz 



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office staff 



M 



RS. YETTA ROSENMAN haS 

effectively served as chief nego- 
tiator between the student body 
and the administration. During 
her few months' leave of ab- 
sence, her post was filled by the 
stern rule of Mrs. Ziporah Mas- 
liansky. The Bursar's office was 
efficiently run by financial sec- 
retary, Mrs. Sarah Shapiro, 
whose effectiveness cannot be 
expressed. 

Our secretaries were aided 
by an able student squad con- 
sisting of Julie Whiteman, Jack 
Bruger and Martin Ritholtz. 




Left to Right: Mrs. Yetta Rosenman, 
Mrs. Zipora Masliansky 




Mrs. Sarah Shapiro 



maintenance 



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Mr. John Santiago 
Custodian 



\^ LEANERS of floors, purveyors of victuals, and dis- 
pensers of practical philosophy, these are the men of 
our maintenance staff. Under the leadership of Mr. 
John Santiago, they manage to keep our building clean, 
our appetites sated, and our spirits high. 



Left to Right: Martin Ritholtz, Jack 
Bruger, Juhan Whiteman. 



GRADUATES 





THOMAS ADLER 

Varsity Bowling Team 7-8; 
English Library Squad 3-7; Corol- 
lary Typing Squad 5; Intramural 
Bowling 5-6. 

Tom, the schoolyard Charlie 
Conerly, manaf^ed to become the 
school's intramural howling champ 
between brainstorms. An attentive 
and diligent student, his quiet de- 
meanor will he a great asset at 
Brooklyn College where he will pur- 
sue a career in engineering. 

The good and wise lead quiet 
lives. 

Euripides 




MARTIN ALTNER 

Elchanite Activities Editor 7-8; 
Glee Club 3-8, Leader 7-8; Chagiga 
1-8, Leader 7; Complaints Commis- 
sion 7: Class Debating 1-7; J.V. 
Debating 2-4; Class Pi^esident 1,4,6; 
Service Squad 2.4. 

Marty's powerful voice was 
often to be heard reverberating 
through the YUHSB atmosphere. 
As leader of Variety Nite and the 
chagigot. he contributed to our 
holiday mirth. Founder of the Com- 
plaints Commission, Marty will per- 
fect his complaining skill at Colum- 
bia where he will study law. 

Lift up thy voice like a trum- 
pet. 

Isaiah 




STEVE AMIGO 
J.V. Basketball Team 1-2; Var- 
sity Basketball Team 3-8; Varsity 
Track Team 3-8; Intramurals 1-2; 
Service Squad Lieutenant 7; Class 
Athletic Mgr. 2,4; Elchanite Busi- 
ness Mgr. 3; Class Debating 1-6. 

Steve, who came to us from 
Ohel Moshe, was well liked by all 
of his fellow classmates. He was the 
possessor of one of the finest phy- 
siques in the class and was a mem- 
ber of the Varsity basketball team 
for three years. 

The gods always favor the 
strong. 

Tacitus 




// at first you don't succeed . 




HARVEY BACHMAN 

Varsity Basketball 3-8, Captain 
7-8; Track Team 3-8, Captain 7-8: 
J.V. Basketball 1-2; English Library 
3-6; Service Squad 1-2; Class Ath- 
letic Manager 1-6; Intramural Bas- 
ketball 1-2. 

Harv. the little one of the Big- 
Two - Little - One - Captain - Combo, 
found time during the few moments 
he spent in class to direct the harass- 
ment of many of our mentors and 
to clean out their drawers. His 
friendly nature and all-around 
sportsmanship earned him the re- 
spect of the entire student body. 

Never shake thy gory locks at 
me. 

Shakespeare 




Where have all the seniors gone 






MARK BERNSTEIN 

Varsity Track Team 5-8; Class 
Athletic Manager 5: Intramural 
Basketball 3-8; Complaints Com: 
mission 8. 

Our playboy from the subur- 
ban set and an expert in history, 
Mark assisted many of his associates 
in studying for examinations. His 
tight extracurricular schedule did 
not detract from his school grades 
or outside interests. 

You are called upon to remake 
history. 

Baiere 



NATHAN BERNSTEIN 

Varsity Basketball Team 5-8; 
Service Squad Sergeant 6, Captain 
7. 

Nat, who came roaring into 
our Yeshiva in his junior year, had 
no difficulty in adjusting himself to 
YUHSB pranks. A pet pupil of 
Kenny, Nat excelled not only in 
Gemorah. but also achieved great 
acclaim as the Savage of the basket- 
ball team. He will continue his busy 
school schedule majoring in busi- 
ness. 

Savageness begets savageness. 
Spencer 





PAUL BLACHMAN 

Hebrew Library 1-8, Co-Head 
7-8; Topics Business Manager 7; 
YUHSB Review Managing Editor 
7-8; Sifriyon Associate Editor 7-8; 
Bulletin 4-6; Atom Typing Staff 
5-6; Arista 6-8. 

Paul, one of our advanced 
Talmud learners, has, through the 
years, acquired a reputation for 
hard work in all fields. An aggres- 
sive student in both curricular and 
extracurricular activities, Paul spent 
his time in YUHSB helping to 
renovate our Hebrew Library. 

Turn your tongue seven times. 
Big Mo 



JOEL BRENNER 

Elchanite 3-4; Topics 3; Corol- 
lary 3-5; Dialect 5-6; Chagiga 7-8; 
English Library 3-4; Class Debating 
2,4-5; Service Squad 2; Arista" 8. 

Another one of the Latin men, 
Joel was also a member of the 
Cluck's Klan. He showed Louie 
where to go with a remarkable 757 
on the Math Boards and, if Louie 
doesn't decide to teach in college, 
he will make a fine engineer. 

Mathematics possesses not 
only truth, but supreme beauty. 
Russel 






JACK BRUGER 

Elchanite Business Manager 
7-8; Yugar Editor-in-Chief 7-8; 
Bulletin Managing Editor 3-8; Dia- 
lect Associate Editor 5-8; Arista 
6-8; English Library 4-6; Office 
Squad 7-8; Service Squad 1-4. 

Jack was the founder of the 
Yugar and served as its Editor-in- 
chief throughout his senior year. 
Planning to study aeronautical en- 
gineering at CCNY, Jack hopes that 
his airplanes will rocket as high as 
did the Elchanite bank account un- 
der his guidance as business man- 
ager. 

Often must you turn your sty- 
lus to erase. 

Horace 



The Elcha-Shop Annex. 







HOWARD COHEN 

English Library 4-7, Head 6-7; 
Variety Nile 1-2; Chagiga 7-8; Class 
Vice-President 7; Corollary Typing 
Staff 5-6; Service Squad 3. 

Howie's articulation reflected 
his East New York origins. This, 
however, did not stop him from be- 
coming head of the English Library 
squad, and helped him to become 
Bob's chief confidant. His religious 
fervor permeated the atmosphere in 
room 105 and helped him become a 
favorite of Rabbis Bomzer and 
Fink. 

He that revels in a well-chosen 
library. 

Godwin 



MELVYN DANZIG 

Arista 6-8; J.V. Basketball 3-4; 
English Library 4-8; Class Athletic 
Manager 6-7; Complaints Commis- 
sion 7-8; Intramurals 1-8; Class De- 
bating 5-7. 

After using his muscles on the 
J.V., Mel put them to use in the 
subterranean caverns of our school. 
Although he had a great deal of 
difficulty staying awake during his 
morning studies, he stayed awake 
long enough to be elected to Arista. 
His amiability will serve him well in 
college when he studies pre-med. 

Of a nature so mild and be- 
nign. 

Berkelv 



HYMAN DIAMOND 

Soccer Team 7-8; Chagiga 7-8; 
Student 5-6; Senior 7-8. 

After spending three years in 
Israel, Hymie entered YUHSB and 
was immediately named "Legs." He 
achieved everlasting notoriety by 
presenting Kenny with a gift. Cap- 
tain of the soccer team, he will con- 
tinue to play the field at Brooklyn 
where he will major in physics. 

Yet his leg excels all men's. 
Shakespeare 




STANLEY DONNENBERG 

Dialect 5-8; Sifriyon 7; Review 
7; Corollary 7; Hebrew Library 5-8; 
Bible Contest 3-4; Arista 8. 

Stanley was a moving factor in 
the establishment and publication of 
the Dialect. After suffering through 
a disappointing junior year he again 
became a masinid in his senior class. 
Inspired by a tour of duty in a local 
hospital. Stan will major in pre-med 
at Brooklyn. 

Honor a physician with the 
honor due unto him. 

Ecclesiasticus 






ROGER DRUCKMAN 

Elchanite Photography Editor 
7-8; Varsity Swimming 1-8; Cap- 
tain 7-8; Topics Photography Editor 
7-8; Audio Visual 6-8; Handball 
Team 7-8; Service Squad 1-2, Cap- 
tain 7. 

Rog, the star captain of our 
Aquamen, helped to lead the swim- 
ming team to a string of four cham- 
pionships. Between meets, he used 
his photographic skills as one of the 
Photography Editors of our Elcha- 
nite. His fine character will help him 
to reach his goal of becoming a doc- 
tor at Brooklyn College. 

But swam, till Fortune threw a 
rope. 

Green 



MARTIN FISCH 

Service Squad Captain 8; Class 
Debating 7-8, Manager 7; Hebrew 
Library Squad 5-6; Intramurals 5-7. 

Marty, the original Charlie of 
the Starkist Tuna ad, was one of 
the few seniors to make the big 
move from Doc's class to Doc's 
class. Marty will attend Brooklyn 
College where his good nature will 
bring him many friends. 

You can't lose me, Charlie. 
Miller 



Gourmand at work. 






KENNETH FRIEDMAN 

Math Team 6-8; Bulletin 1-8; 
Atom 3-8; Corollary 5-8; Lab Squad 
7-8; Audio Visual 7-8; Arista 5-8; 
Review 1-4. 

Well known for his mathemati- 
cal proficiency, Kenny put it to 
good use solving cryptograms dur- 
ing classes. His quiet demeanor and 
affable personality make his ac- 
quaintance something to be cher- 
ished by all. The experience he 
gained on the lab squad will help 
him in Brooklyn Poly. 

The moral obligation to be in- 
telligent. 

Erskine 







MARK FROMER 

Mark spent most of his time 
before the Student Court defending 
himself against charges of chucking 
erasers and chalk all over the audi- 
torium. Perhaps it was the hilarity of 
his "Why I Must Not . . ."punish- 
ment compositions which accounted 
for the fact that the judges always 
found him guilty. 

Boldness is a child of baseness. 
Bacon 




BERNARD FURMANSKY 

Co-captain Bowling Team 7-8:- 
Times Circulation Head 4-8; Ser- 
geant Service Squad 2,3,5; Class 
Athletic Manager 5-6; Class Bowl- 
ing Team 5-6; Intramurals 1-8. 

One of Rabbi Fink s pets, Ber- 
nie spent his last two years ignoring 
the Bomb. His inquisitive nature 
and curious questions led to a dis- 
agreement with the faculty as to his 
sincerity. Unfortunately, Bernie 
lost. Inspired by Rocky, Kalton and 
Jack the soda man, he will continue 
in college as a history major. 

There's nothing picturesque in 
beef. 

Combe 



Take your books and all your heloiii^ings. 




MAURICE GARFINKEL 

Elchanite Typing Editor 7-8; 
Atom Typing 7; Corollary Typing 
Editor 3-8; Sifriyon Typing 3; 
YUHSB Review Typing 7-8; Li- 
brary Squad 2-3. 

Maurice, who was responsible 
for most YUHSB typing, was quick 
to develop callouses on all his fin- 
gers. An accomplished pianist, he 
will abandon the world of music for 
the world of math while majoring 
in engineering at CCNY. 

Unless a man knows French he 
is of little account. 

Robert of Gloucester 



WALLACE GOLDBERG 

Varsity Basketball Statistician 
1-4, Scorer 5-8, Manager 5-8; Math 
Team 6-8; English Library 6-8; 
Bulletin 3-8; Glee Club 3-8; Service 
Squad 1-2. 

Zev, our school basketball 
manager and official scorer, has 
managed to annoy Louie for seven 
straight terms, a YUHSB record. 
His appreciation of math and sci- 
ence will be a great asset to him at 
Yeshiva, where he will major in 
math. 

The cake is known by its fruit. 

Massacred from Matthew 






DOV GRANDSITSKY 

Elchanite Literary Editor 7-8; 
Review Literary Editor 7-8; Sifri- 
yon Editor-in-Chief 7-8; Topics 
Copy Editor 7-8; Arista 6-8; He- 
brew Library Co-Head 4-6; Class 
Debating Manager 6-7. 

When not playing tight end on 
the 204 All-Stars. Dov managed to 
compile an excellent scholastic and 
extracurricular record. Active in 
many school publications, he will 
trade in his pen for a scalpel at 
Yeshiva where he will major in pre- 
med. 

Ober er learnt nischt. 
The Chief. 




Bang, Bang, you're dead! 





ALLAN GREEN BERG 

Dialect Editor-in-Chief 7-8; 
Topics Typing Editor 7-8; Atom 
Typing Editor 7-8; Arista 7-8; 
Swimming Team 3-4; Class De- 
bating 6. 

One of the highest ranking sen- 
iors, Allan managed to find time 
between classes to edit the Dialect 
and type Topics and Atom copy. 
Proficient in both Talmud and secu- 
lar studies, he will rise to greater 
heights majoring in the humanities 
at Cornell. 

He had the dialect and differ- 
ent skill. 

Shakespeare 



MARK GREENBERG 

Elchanite Activities Editor 7-8; 
Topics 1-4, Copy Editor 5-6, Editor- 
in-Chief 7-8; Bulletin Editorial Ad- 
visor 7-8; Student Court Justice 5, 
Chief Justice 7; Kolenu Editor-in- 
Chief 3-6; Co-Head of Hebrew Li- 
brary 3-4; Chagiga 7-8; R.O.D. 5-8. 

A scrupulous man of princi- 
ples, Mark waged an eternal battle 
for reform with the administration. 
His challenging point of view was 
personified in each editorial of the 
Topics on which he served as Edi- 
tor-in-Chief. One of the Elchanite 
Activities Editors, Mark helped to 
bring the Elchanite to a prompt 
completion. 

Youth is quick in temper but 
weak in judgment. 

Homer Zuroff 



LOUIS GROSSMAN 

Service Squad Lieutenant 7; 
English Library Squad 7; Class 
Vice-President 6; Class Athletic 
Manager 5; Intramural Basketball 
Team 1-8. 

Louie, the most ardent fan of 
the "Marty for Veep and Prexy" 
club, became lieutenant of the Serv- 
ice Squad in his senior year. Per- 
petual member of the intramural 
basketball squad and a member of 
the library staff, he will continue 
next year at Brooklyn College. 

Oh, meet him cheerily, as thy 
true friend. 

Baron De La Motte Fouque 




FREDERICK HALLER 
G.O. Sec'y Treas. 7, Ath. Mgr. 
6; Varsity Basketball 5-8: J.V. 1-4; 
Band Leader 7-8; Variety Nite 
Head 7-8; Bulletin 4-8; Service 
Squad Lt. 6. 

Ricky, who achieved fame 
with his name, earned the honor by 
manifesting his affinity for the G.O. 
in many forms, among them Scribe, 
Loan Shark, and Athletic Director. 
One of Rabbi Frankel's seniors, he 
never showed up without a freshly 
unexcused admit in his pocket. 

From the benches dark with 
people. 

Thayer 



MILTON HERSHENOV 

Library Squad 3-4; Intramurals 
1,2,5; Service Squad 7-8. 

Milty kept us all amused with 
his eternal rank-out sessions with 
the Coop. Nevertheless, he managed 
to maintain a respectable scholastic 
average and received a Merit letter 
of commendation. We'll start wish- 
ing his future teachers luck when 
Milty goes to Brooklyn where he 
plans to take pre-engineering. 

Come into my office. 




STEVEN HOROWITZ 

Dialect 5-7; Corollary 5-7; 
Sifriyon 7; Glee Club 5-7; Variety 
Nite 6; Library 6; Service Squad 1. 

Steven came to our school in 
his soph year and was intmediately 
accepted into Big Mo's elite. His 
outstanding abilities can clearly be 
seen by his vast knowledge of com- 
mercial messages. Steve plans to 
continue his academic career at 
Brooklyn and eventually hopes to 
become a lawyer. 

Only his hairdresser will know 
for sure. 

M. Clairol 




Our favorite cheerleaders. 





HARVEY ISHOFSKY 

Service Squad 1-2, Captain 7: 
Class Vice-President 2-4: Class De- 
bating 1-7. Manager 1; Chagiga 7-8; 
Constitutional Revisions Commis- 
sion 5; Swimming Team 1-4; Mr. 
Roberts 7-8; Library 3-4. 

Known in Rabbi Fink's class 
as Big-Mouth, Ish earned the re- 
spect of quick-witted teachers by 
being even quicker and wittier. A 
zealous reader who also impressed 
his friends with his practical knowl- 
edge, he captained the Service 
Squad to a new high — in corrup- 
tion. 

There was never a saint with 
red hair. 

Russian Proverb 





PAUL JACOBS 

Elchanite Art Editor 7-8; 
Atom Art Editor 5-6, Associate Edi- 
tor 7-8: Track 5-8; Chess 7-8; Hand- 
ball 7-8; Bulletin 6; Arista 8; Class 
Debating 7-8; Trips Commission 7- 
8; Chagiga 7-8. 

A connoisseur of the arts. Paul 
put his artistic talent to good use as 
Art Editor of both the Elchanite 
and the Atom. He was one of the 
"fellows" in Kenny's class and 
moved down to the "highest shiur" 
determined to conquer the language 
barrier he encountered there. 

Let each man exercise the art 
he knows. 

Ginsburg 



STUART JAMESSE 

Elchanite Activities Editor 7- 
8; Topis Circulation Manager 7-8; 
Varsity Basketball Manager 5-8; 
G.O. Co-op Manager 7-8; Class 
Debating Manager 5; Student Court 
5. 

Stu's ridiculous antics and wild 
attire kept us laughing and "chick- 
eeing" for four years. His talent 
for imitations turned the semi-an- 
nual chagiga skits into the hits they 
were and, with his pen and ink, he 
was high scorer for the Varsity. He 
hopes to study Jewish History at 
Yeshiva. 

No one has ever died an 
atheist. 

Plato 






AKIVA KARALITZKY 

English Library Squad 4-5, 
Co-head 6-7; Class Secretary-Treas- 
urer 2; Chagiga 7-8. 

Ecstatically whistling Bee- 
thoven, Bach, Mendelssohn, or 
West Side Story, Keve was the 
"masmid virtuoso" of his class. His 
active participation in class activi- 
ties contributed greatly to the peace- 
ful harmony in Morrison's history 
and Kalton's chemistry classes. 

Without music life would be a 
mistake. 

Nietzsche 



MAX KATZ 

English Library Squad 2-6; 
Class Debating Team 2-4; Intra- 
mural Basketball 2-4; Chagiga 7-8. 

Max, one of the few survivors 
of "Morrison's Last Stand," spent 
his spare time in YUHSB working 
on the library squad and helping 
with the Latin Club. His good looks 
and friendly disposition will serve 
him well in college where he will 
major in psychology. 

All the Latin I construe is 
"amo." 

Browning 



/ say it IS kosher. 





SIMMIE KATZ 

Class Secretary-Treasurer 1-3; 
Class Athletic Manager 4; Elchanite 
Art Staff 1-6; Intramural Basketball 
1-8; Service Squad 5. 

Sim found no difficulty in con- 
vincing his English teachers that his 
accent was not cultivated. A "Z" 
man and Son of the Highest Order, 
he was firmly entrenched in Rabbi 
Bomzer's class as one of the incor- 
rigibles. His innocent humor pro- 
vided us with many light moments 
in class. 

You are not yet a senior! 
Doc 




Let's go YUGARS! 




STEPHEN KATZ 

Class Vice-President 1,3; Class 
Debating Team 2-7; Elections Com- 
mission 1-2; Variety Nile 2,4,6,8; 
English Library Squad 3-6; Atom 
1-3. 

A loyal "Qiieensnik," Casey 
carried with him always the pleas- 
antness of a satisfied individual. A 
ruffian on the gridiron, he used his 
brawn well in Morrison's class. The 
devotion to his work is one assur- 
ance of his future success in life. 

There was ease in Casey's 
manner. 

Thayer 




RICHARD KAUFMAN 

Class President 5-7, Vice-Presi- 
dent 4; Debating Team 1-7, Man- 
ager 2-3; Co-Head of Library 3-4; 
Dialect 5-6; Corollary 5-6; Intra- 
murals 1-8. 

One of our best dressed grad- 
uates, Richie's clothes set the pace 
for YUHSB styles. Although he 
found himself in the most stimulat- 
ing classes in his senior year, he 
managed not to allow this to inter- 
fere with his education by reading 
more books during the class siestas 
than most boys read during their 
four years in high school. 

A reading machine, always 
wound up and going. 
Lowell 



LEONARD KEILER 

Varsity Bowling 7-8; Intramu- 
ral Basketball 3-8; Glee Club 3-8; 
Variety Nite 3-8; Chagigas 3-8; 
Class Secretary Treasurer 5; Class 
Elchanite Business Manager 4,6. 

Len, whose maternal instinct 
helped the men establish a rapport 
with the Rebbis, was one of the 
main supporters of Cy's and the 
bowling alley. His friendship was 
cherished by all those who came 
in contact with his warm nature 
and lighter. Hunter College will be 
his home for the next four years. 

I will go back to the great, 
sweet mother. 

Swinburne 




MORTON KEVELSON 

Radio Club 1-8, Vice-President 
5-6, President 7-8; Atom Writing 
Staff 6. 

Morty, as president of the 
radio club, has been chief ham for 
the past two years. With his re- 
quests for expensive equipment. 
Morty has driven the administration 
to desperation. Always reachable at 
WB2A U2 Morty will continue 
studying electrical engineering at 
Brooklyn. 

Around the world by radio. 
Guiterman 




LOWELL KRONICK 

Yeshiva Organization Commis- 
sion 1-8, Head 7-8; Dialect Hebrew 
Editor 7-8. 

Lowell, who came to us from 
the public school system, was the 
first Mechina boy to get into the 
highest shiur. In line with Lowell's 
interest in Judaism, he has attained 
the position of Kashruth Commis- 
sion Chairman and Hebrew Editor 
of the Dialect. Achieving a perfect 
score on the Hebrew Regents, 
Lowell intends to major in Hebrew 
at Yeshiva. 

And gladly would he learn and 
gladly teach. 

Chaucer 




ARTHUR LACHER 

Swimming Team 1-8, Captain 
7-8; Chess & Checkers Team 2-8, 
Captain 7-8; Lab Squad 7-8. 

Aside from being captain of 
the chess team, Artie, a skin-diving 
enthusiast, was the captain of the 
swimming team which brought the 
fourth consecutive championship to 
our school. Inspired by the Weasel's 
biology course, he will become a 
"splitter" at Yeshiva where he will 
major in pre-med. 

Or sink or swim. 
Shakespeare 




Fidel. M'e muffed it. 





Damn it.' Broken again.' 



JACOB LANDAU 
Y.O.C. 1-8; Intramurals 1-4; 
Hausman Awards 3,5,7. 

iVell known to one and all for 
his fervor in Talmud and school- 
yard football, Yankel spent four 
years in YUHSB as a target for con- 
version to Y.U. Judaism. Rising to 
the high status of Rabbi Yogel's 
shiur, he will have to decide among 
a host of yeshivos which are clamor- 
ing for him. 

A man of learning has riches 
within him. 

Phaedrus 




Cliickee. Sidney 





MARTIN LAUTMAN 

Arista 6-8; Swimming Team 
1-4; J.V. Basketball 3-4; Co-Captain 
Service Squad 7; Lab Squad 5-8; 
Mr. Roberts 7-8. 

Marty, one of the mad scien- 
tists of our lab squad, managed to 
help publish the Atom and the Re- 
view in between making smoke 
bombs and flooding classrooms. 
Marty's experience in laboratory 
work will serve him well in college 
life, when he will major in biochem- 
istry. 

Without laboratories, men of 
science are soldiers without arms. 
Pasteur 




MORTON LIPKA 

Elchanite Co-Editor 7-8; Inter- 
Yeshiva Council President 7-8. 
Representative 5-6; Bulletin Editor- 
in-Chief 7-8, Associate Editor 5-6, 
Staff 1-6; Arista 5-8; Class President 
3,5, Vice-President 4,6,7; Student 
Court 5, Chief Justice 8; Commis- 
sions 4-7i R.O.D. 5-8. 

Morty was the first student in 
history to break the RJJ monopoly 
on the lY presidency, and led that 
organization to its most active and 
successful year. He was renowned 
for his work on the Bulletin, El- 
chanite, Topics, and Student Court 
where he served with earnestness 
and dedication. 

The editors in huddles go. 
Phillips 




RICHARD MANDELBAUM 

Elchanite Activities Editor 7-8 
Corollary 3-8, Editor-in-Chief 7-8 
Atom 1-8, Editor-in-Chief 7-8 
Math Team 3-8, Captain 7-8; Lab 
Squad 5-6, Co-Head 7-8; Arista 5-8, 
Vice-President 8; Class Vice-Presi- 
dent 7; Chess Team 3-8; Student 
Court 8. 

Star of the math team and of 
scholastic brilliance in general, 
Richie topped the seniors with a 
153 on the Merit. Under his editor- 
ship, the Atom switched from 
photo-offset to letterpress and 
gained prominence among YUHSB 
publications. He will study nuclear 
physics in college. 

The clock does strike by alge- 
bra. 

Butler 



JOSEPH MEZRICH 

Class Vice-President 1,3; Serv- 
ice Squad Sergeant 6, Captain 7; 
Corollary 3; Constitutional Revi- 
sions Commission 6; Intramurals 
1-8. 

Mez, the ubiquitous intellec- 
tual, is the popular reincarnation of 
Wendell Wilkie. A member of the 
debonair sophisticate set, he had a 
hard time filling the family boots 
with corn-fed humor and suspen- 
sions. But the dynasty marches on. 

The cheerful loser is the win- 
ner. 

Hubbard 



M'boys, have you seen my briefcase? 






JOEL MOSS ' 

Elchanite Business Mgr. 7-8; 
Review Associate Editor 7-8; Atom 
Science Editor 7-8; Corollary Asso- 
ciate Editor 7-8; Arista 5-8; Varsity 
Bowling 7-8; Class Debating 2-8, 
Manager 8. 

Joel, fondly called the Mouse 
with the heart of gold, was always 
willing to lend a helping hand to 
any friend in need. Although much 
of his time was spent taking notes 
in Yoc's class, he was able to ac- 
quire a great love for science. As 
Business Manager of the Elchanite, 
he was invaluable in its on-time 
publication. 

Notes in a silver shower. 
Shelley 




Thank goodness 1 saw my doctor. I thought there was 
something wrong with me. 




HARVEY NATHAN 

Elchanite Typing Editor 7-8; 
G.O. Vice-President 8; Varsity De- 
bating 6-8, Manager 7; Arista 6-8; 
Class President I, Debating Man- 
ager 3-4; Athletic Manager 2,5,6; 
Bulletin 5-8; Service Squad 2-4; In- 
tramurals 1-8. 

Besides working industriously 
as G.O. Veep and School Debating 
Manager, Harvey's biting humor 
supplied many ditties and ballads 
for our Chagigot. His combination 
of a dynamic and joyful personality 
will continue to win him many 
friends at Brooklyn where he will 
study economics. 

All the way with Harvey J. 
Nathan News 



WILLIAM NATHANSON 

Varsity Basketball 5-8; J.V. 
Basketball 3-4; Varsity Bowling 7-8^ 
Class President 3, Athletic Manager 
5-8. 

One of the star hoopsters of 
our basketball team, leaping Willy 
led the Yugars to many a victory. 
With his humor brightening up 
many an otherwise dull day, he was 
the champion of the Lichty Marble 
Rolling Contest. Willy will continue 
his studies at Yeshiva. 

See how the cat jumps. 
Scott 



MELVIN NESS 
Elchanite Co-Editor 7-8; Arista 
4-8, President 8, Vice-President 7 
Bulletin 5-6, Associate Editor 7-8 
Topics News 1-4, Circulation 3-4 
Class President 4,5,7,8, Vice-Presi- 
dent 2; Student Court 7-8; Service 
Squad 1-4; Commissions 4,7; Cha- 
giga7-8;R.O.D. 5-8. 

Mel's calm composure and 
friendly disposition led to his in- 
stant popularity, the admiration of 
his classmates, and his perennial 
election to the class presidency. Mel 
also served loyally as the co-editor 
of the Elchanite, Bulletin, and 
Machanaim Topics. In his eighth 
term, he was elected President of 
Arista. 

The editors in huddles go. 
Phillips 




LEON PACHTER 

Varsity Basketball 5-8, Captain 
7-8; J.V. Basketball 3-4; English 
Library Head 3-6; Swimming 1-2; 
Class Athletic Manager 2,4; Cha- 
giga 3,5; Intramurals 1-4; Class De- 
bating 1-2. 

"Fete," a Classical Bullfinch 
artist, kept his golden mentors on 
their toes while he rattled off the 
Odyssey to the man in the library. 
Possessing the Olympian talents of 
all-around excellence, Pete's eye 
earned him fame on the basketball 
court. 

Pachter, please, I'd rather 
teach it myself. 

K. Topsky 



MICHAEL PASKOWITZ 

Mr. Roberts 8; Class Debating 
Manager 8; English Library 2-3; 
Service Squad 2; Intramurals 7; Re- 
view 2; Class Debating Te^m 7. 

One of the better promoters of 
backyard basketball and Kenmore 
kegling, Mike was also a member in 
good standing of the 105 clique. 
His pearls of wisdom in the Golden 
English class interested even our es- 
teemed mentor. Mike's "hefty" 
voice helped put our cheering squad 
on a par with Flatbush's best. 

Bearded like the bard. 
Shakespeare 




EPHRAIM PERL 

Captain of the Soccer Team 
7-8. 

Coming to us in our junior 
year, Ephraim was liked by all of us 
who knew him. Captain of our new- 
ly formed soccer team, he plans to 
return to the Holy Land where he 
will study engineering. Knowledge 
of his native tongue enabled him to 
pass the time with Hebrew jotto 
games. 

Israel shall be a proverb and a 
by-word among all people. 
Kings 




Sleep no evil . 




Speak no evil . 




MICHAEL PINELES 

Varsity Handball 7-8; English 
Library 7; Intramurals 3-8; Class 
Secretary Treasurer 1. 

Mike, whose major aspiration 
in YUHSB was to be considered a 
star backyard hoopster, also became 
one of the favorite pupils of Senor 
and Doc. An ardent sports fan, 
Mike was a charter member of the 
R.O.Z. 

A sportsman complete. 
Melville 





MARTIN POMP 

Corollary Editor-in-Chief 5-6; 
Dialect Latin Editor 5-6; Arista 5-8; 
Varsity Debating 5-8; Class Debat- 
ing 3-6; Bulletin 3-6^ English Li- 
brary 3-6. 

Full of frolic and fun, Marty's 
love for Judaism inspired him to 
leave Brooklyn Tech for our "halls 
of ivy" in his sophomore year. His 
knowledge of mathematics enabled 
him to found the Corollary, our 
noted math magazine. 

Direct the clasping ivy where 
to climb. 

Milton 



WILBUR REINFELD 

J.V. Basketball 3-4; Class 
President 1, Vice-President 3,5, 
Sec'y-Treas. 4; Intramurals 1-8; 
Corollary 5-6; Atom 7-8; English 
Library 1-4; Hebrew Library 1-4. 

A fervent Zionist. Vel instilled 
a love for Israel in his classmates 
and led the Israeli Independence 
Day celebrations in Morrison's 
class. A leader of the Doc cheering 
squad, he managed to win a "Mag- 
na Cum Golda" key which could 
open any lacked classroom doors. 
He will major in psychology in col- 
lege. 

My heart is in the East and I 
am in the uttermost West. 
Halevi 




JACK RESNICK 

Elchanite Editor-in-Chief 7-8; 
CO. President 7; Topics Sports 
Editor 7-8; Student Court Justice 
7-8; Varsity Debating 5-8, Man- 
ager 6; Arista 5-8; Class Vice-Presi- 
dent 4-5; Debating 1-4, Manager 3; 
R.O.D. 5-8. 

Jack started out as R.O.D. 
Dictator and wound up pretty much 
as school dictator, which inchides 
the CO. Presidency and the El- 
chanite Editorship, among other 
things. A strong sense of responsi- 
bility, an able mind, and a sense of 
humor have helped Jack turn every- 
thing he touched to gold. 

The editors in huddles go. 
Phillips 





MARTIN RITHOLTZ 

Elchanite Activities Editor 7-8 
G.O. President 8, Vice-President 7 
Arista 4-8, Secretary 6, President 7 
Varsity Debating Team 7-8; Swim- 
ming 5-8; Track 7-8; Office Squad 
7-8; Student Council 3, 6; 'R.O.D. 
5-8. 

Marty was able to provide con- 
tinuous entertainment with his nut- 
ty stunts and yet maintain one of 
the highest averages in the class. 
Our man from Jersey led Arista 
and the G.O. to sometimes con- 
fused but generally successful terms 
despite the fact that his jumping out 
of a window left some doubt in the 
Tall One's mind as to his suita- 
bility for the offices. 




Homework, what's that? 




RONALD ROSENMAN 
Y.O.C. 1-8; Hausman Awards 
3,5,7. 

Gus. an Eastern Parkway re- 
cruit, was a pioneer on the Faivu- 
shevitz to Kanotopsky to Yogel 
train winning Hausman awards on 
all stops along the route. In line 
with his devotion to study are Gus's 
stints on the Kashruth Commission 
and the YOC. Gus will continue his 
secular education at Brooklyn Night 
School while studying in Mesivta 
during the day. 

If my aunt had been a man, 
she'd have been my uncle. 
English Proverb 



Ah, for the pleasures of antiquity. 






CARL ROSENZWEIG 

School Play Director 7-8; 
Atom 5-6, Math Editor 7-8; Varsity 
Debating 5-8; Varsity Math Team 
5-8; Class Debating 3-8; Bulletin 
5-7. 

Carl, who joined our student 
body during our soph year, immed- 
iately won the respect and friend- 
ship of his classmates. Energetic 
and wild with creativity, Carl un- 
dertook with dexterity the arduous 
task of directing the Elchanite play, 
"Mr. Roberts." He plans to con- 
tinue at Poly where he is sure to be 
very successful. 

The play's the thing. 
Shakespeare 



BARRY ROSNER 

Varsity Basketball 5-8; Co- 
Captain 7-8; Varsity Bowling 7-8; 
Class Athletic Manager 7-8, Busi- 
ness Manager 1-2; Library Squad 
5-6; Intramural Basketball 1-4. 

Barry, one of the stalwart pil- 
lars of room 105, effectively used 
his size for subversive purposes. 
Looming in friendship as well as in 
physical stature, he was a boon 
companion to all his fellow class- 
mates. Co-captain of the Varsity 
Basketball Team, Barry will con- 
tinue grabbing rebounds at Yeshiva. 

Cigarettes, cigarettes, butts, 
butts, butts, . . . 

J. Stein 



NORMAN SANDERS 

Elchanite Art Editor 7-8; Var- 
iety Nite Leader 8; Chagigas 5-8, 
Head 7,8; Atom Art Editor 7-8; 
Corollary Art Editor 7-8; Track 
Team 4-6, Captain 7-8; Glee Club 
3-8; Audio-Visual Squad 6-8, Co- 
Head 7-8; Lab Squad 6-8. 

Norm, usually found playing 
ball in the yard, brightened up 
Rabbi Bomzer's class with his 
humorously employed artistic tal- 
ent. Well known to all as a Hushey- 
bar fan and glee-clubber, he ably 
managed the funniest chagigot and 
Variety Nite in school history. 

All nature is but art. 
Pope 




STEVEN SAVITSKY 

School Athletic Manager 7; 
Variety Nile 6; Chagigas 5-8; Glee 
Club 5-6; Tennis Team 5-8; Hand- 
ball Team 7; Library Squad 5; In- 
tramurals 5-8. 

Joining us in our third year, 
Steve gained instant popularity and 
was elected School Athletic Man- 
ager. A member of Doc's class, he 
improved his shooting eye while 
playing classroom basketball. He 
olans to apply his knowledge of 
Talmudic logic in the study of law 
at Yeshiva. 

The more doctors, the more 
sickness. 

Portuguese Proverb 




JOEL SCHER 

Varsity Bowling 7; Class De- 
bating 5-6; Service Squad 4-6; Lab- 
oratory Squad 5-6; Audio Visual 
Squad 5-6. 

Joel, who came to us in his 
soph year from public school, 
pulled through like a real champ. 
He displayed unusual will power in 
overcoming his meager Talmud 
background and became one of the 
top learners in 105. We wish this 
sincere student lots of luck in Y.U. 
where he will continue to study 
Gemorah. 

Long hair made good looking 
men more handsome. 
Plutarch 



DAVID SHAPIRO 

Elchanite Literary Editor 7-8; 
Arista 5-8, Sec'y Treas. 8; Bulletin 
Associate Editor 7-8; Atom Asso- 
ciate Editor 7-8; Mr. Roberts 7-8; 
Debating Team 4-8; Class Debat- 
ing Manager 1-2, Vice-President 6. 

Although Dave is a quiet stu- 
dent, his way with words manifested 
itself in debating, journalism and 
acting. The star of our school play, 
he is also the star rebuttler of our 
debating team. An editor of the 
Elchanite. Bulletin, and Atom, his 
editorials set a record for continu- 
ous censorship. 

Exceedingly well read. 
Shakespeare 




Library at Work 



.JSW ^m^am ^ 




ALLEN SMITH 

Chess & Checkers Team 5-7, 
Captain 7; Glee Club 5-8; Yugar 
5-6; Intramurals 5-8. 

Alter, a refugee from Gur 
Aryeh, joined us two years late and 
immediately established his reputa- 
tion as the school gourmand. Un- 
official manager of the school bas- 
ketball team, Cuddles didn't miss a 
single game in either of his seasons 
at YUHSB. Alter plans to become 
a barrister after a stay at Y.U. 

Fate tried to conceal him by 
naming him Smith. 

Holmes 




Tsk, tsk, Mrs. Rosenman, 
UP the DOWN .Uiiirwav? 




ALLEN SPIEGEL 

Hebrew Library Head 1-6; Co- 
Captain Service Squad 7-8; Arista 
4-8; Varsity Debating 5-8; Math 
Team 7-8; J.V. Basketball 3-4; 
Class Debating Mgr. 3-4; Varsity 
Swimming 3; Corollary 3-8, Editor 
7-8. 

Possessor of a high scholastic 
average, Allen nonetheless found 
time to engage in many athletic 
pursuits, such as football in the 204 
Bowl. Having proven his scientific 
prowess at a National Science Foun- 
dation Institute, Allen should con- 
tinue in fine style as a disciple of 
Hippocrates. 

A man of genius makes no mis- 
takes. Joyce 



HOWARD SPILKE 

Elchanite Photography Editor 
7-8; Swimming Team 1-8, Co-Cap- 
tain 7-8; Topics Photography Staff 
5-8, Editor 7-8; Service Squad 3-8, 
Lieutenant 7-8; Class Debating 3-4. 

A sea explorer, ardent fisher- 
man, and member of the Order of 
the Arrow, Howie excelled on the 
swimming team and went unde- 
feated all season in the two-lap 
freestyle. His funnybone and his 
treasury of Doc stories will accom- 
pany him to college where he will 
major in pre-dent. 

King of artists would be the 
photographer. 

Whistler 





HARVEY STABINSKY 

Intramural Basketball 5-6; 
Atom 5-6, Business Manager 7-8; 
Corollary 3-5; Dialect 5; Library 
5-7; Class Debating 5-8, Manager 
8. 

Possessor of more aliases than 
any other member of the senior 
class. Harv became a member of 
YUHSB in his sophomore year. As 
business manager of the Atom, Stub 
helped transform that journal into a 
thriving success. Inspired by Mr. 
Lebowitz's experiments, he will con- 
tinue at Hunter where he will 
major in physics. 

Better Red than dead. 
Russell 




DANIEL SUSSMAN 

Elchanite Editor-in-Chief 7-8; 
Lab 3-8, Head 7-8; Atom Math 
Editor 5-6; Tennis Team 3-8, Cap- 
tain 7-8; Class President 6; 'Class 
Debating 1-8, Manager 2,3,5; Audio 
Visual 3-8, Head 7-8; Arista 5-8; 
School Play 5-6; Chagiga 7-8; 
R.O.D. 5-8. 

Danny proved to be one of the 
most productive and progressive 
student leaders in our midst. He 
faced all problems with unfaltering 
steps and succeeded in all his en- 
deavors. Danny will continue his 
academic life majoring in biochem- 
istry at Queens. 

The editors in huddles go. 
Phillips 





Elchanite incubators. 



DAVID TANENBAUM 

Yeshiva Organization Com- 
mission 3-8, Leader 7-8; Library 
3-5; Tennis Team 2-8; Mr. Roberts 
7-8; Subscription Bureau Manager 
7-8; Lost and Found Manager 7-8; 
Lab Squad 1-4. 

Head of the Lost and Found, 
Dave found time to lead the YOC 
to one of its most successful years. 
Active in all phases of extracurricu- 
lar activity, he was co-star of the 
Elchanite play, Mr. Roberts. He 
will continue at Brooklyn where he 
plans to major in French. 

Smile, damn you; smile! 
American Proverb 




38. 22. 36. hike! 






JERRY TOPOROVSKY 

Class Vice-President 3; Glee 
Club 3-8; Service Squad 1-4; Eng- 
lish Library Squad 1 ; Class Debat- 
ing 1-8, Manager 4-6; Intramurals 
1-8. 

Nipsy, whose vocal powers im- 
pressed us all, put them to use in 
the Glee Club. and. to the conster- 
nation of many of his teachers, in 
class. His sparkling witticisms illu- 
minated many an otherwise dull les- 
son. With all this, his steady work 
impressed his teachers enough to 
keep his average up. 

Hope springs eternal in the 
human breast. 

Pope 



ELI UNCYK 

Varsity Basketball 5-8; J.V. 
Basketball 3-4; Varsity Swimming 
3-8; Varsity Handball 7-8; Student 
Court 7; Yugar Associate Editor 
7-8; Class Debating 1-8, Manager 6; 
Class President 3,5,7, Vice-Presi- 
dent 4; Service Squad Lieutenant 8. 

Eli, a proficient participant in 
many of the school's Varsity sports, 
constantly exhibited his ability to 
excel in both scholastic and athletic 
activities. Perseverance and stamina 
have kept Eli going even during 
times of disheartening experience. 
He will continue taking law courses 
in Brooklyn. 

Bold things in a quiet way. 
English 



MORRIS WAISBROT 

English Library Squad 5-6; 
Varsity Bowling Team 7-8; Corol- 
lary Typing Staff 5-6; Atom Typing 
Staff 7-8. 

Morris had a theory that the 
Reb would never call on him to say 
the Cemorah if he wouldn't look 
his way. Another unfortunate the- 
ory of Morris' was that an elab- 
orate, sesquipedalian letter starting 
with "Your honorable teachership" 
would erase the demerits Brand 
gave him for his biting wisecracks. 

Wit must be foiled by wit. 
Congreve 




NATHAN WASSERSTRUM 
YUHSB Review Editor-in- 
Chief 6-8; President Science Club 
6-7; Atom Science Editor 7-8; 
Corollary Managing Editor 6-8; 
Dialect Spanish Editor 6-8; Arista 
4-8; Class Debating 3,5-7. 

Nathan, the only senior to be 
invited to a return performance in 
Kenny's class, was also one of the 
seniors to become a reformed "bat- 
Ian." Besides maintaining an astro- 
nomical average, he found time to 
be Editor-in-Chief of the Review 
and served on thre editorial boards 
of the Atom, Corollary and Dialect. 
A genius never can be quite 
still. 

Johnson 



GERALD WEINBERGER 

Variety Nite Leader 7-8; Glee 
Club Leader 7-8; Arista 8; Class 
Debating 3-7; Hausman Awards 
3,5; Elchanite Play 6; Service Squad 
Lieutenant 8. 

Jolly Gerry, our jovial import 
from Toras Emes, spent his time in 
YUHSB leading the glee cliib and 
helping with both Variety Nite and 
the chagigot. With a perpetual 
smile on his face, Gerry's booming 
laugh kept our spirits high for four 
years. 

The voice of them that sing do 
I hear. 

Old Testament 




SIDNEY WEISSMAN 

Sifriyon Associate Editor 5-6, 
Managing Editor 7-8; Hebrew Li- 
brary Head 7-8; Arista 5-8; Class 
Debating 1-2, 6; Class Sec'y-Treas. 
1; Service Squad 2; Atom 5-6; 
Hausman Award 5,7. 

Sid, one of that rare quiet 
breed upon whom you can always 
depend, is one of the most dedicated 
students to graduate from YUHSB. 
As head of the Hebrew library 
squad, he helped to turn that body 
into a functioning, efficient unit of 
the school. 

Every man will be thy friend. 
Barnfield 





The Big "D" stands for di'jnified. 




JULIAN WHITEMAN 

Varsity Bowling Team 5-8, 
Captain 7-8; Office Squad 7-8; 
Service Squad 1-2; Variety Nile 7-8; 
Class Sanitation Manager 1-8. 

Julie, a fellow of constant 
character, was always well dressed 
and well mannered, and his class- 
room instinct stimulated us for four 
years. A keeper of the books and 
captain of the Bowling Team, he 
used his prowess to aid our lost 
scholarly interest and kegling skill. 

He added to the sum of human 

joy- 
In gersoU 



BERNARD ZIMMERMAN 

J.V. Basketball Team 3-4; Eng- 
lish Library 3-5,7; Intramural Bas- 
ketball 1-8. 

Buzz, the scavenger of the the 
backyard basketball courts, helped 
to lead his class to a string of hard- 
fought intramural championships. 
His wild antics often caused him to 
be found on the wrong side of the 
doors in room 105. Buzz's aggres- 
sive personality will serve him well 
in future life. 

A buzzard is no fowl. 
Butler 




NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP CORPORATION 

Finalists 

Richard Mandelbaum 

Jack Resnick 

Carl Rosenzweig 

Allen Spiegel 

Nathan Wasserstrum 




Nathan Bernstein 
Joel Brenner 
Howard Cohen 
Kenneth Friedman 
Dov Grandsitsky 
A llan Greenberg 



Letters of Commendation 

Mark Greenberg 
Fred Haller 
Milton Hershenov 
Harvey Ishofsky 
Paul Jacobs 
Stuart Jamesse 



Joseph Mezrich 
Joel Moss 
Melvin Ness 
Martin Pomp 
David Shapiro 
Daniel Sussman 



NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP 

Certificates of Merit 
Kenneth Friedman Martin Pomp Carl Rosenzweig 

Allan Greenberg Jack Resnick Allen Spiegel 



Richard Mandelbaum 



Martin Ritholtz 



Nathan Wasserstrum 



SPERRY HUTCHINSON SCHOLARSHIP 

Finalist 
Nathan Wasserstrum 

Semi-finalist 
Richard Mandelbaum 



MAYOR'S COMMITTEE AWARD 

A lien Spiegel 



MAYOR'S INCENTIVE 

Martin Pomp 



GRAND STREET SETTLEMENT AWARD 

Morton Lipka 



CSPA POETRY CONTEST 

First Place 
Mark Greenberg 



NEW JERSEY STATE SCHOLARSHIP 
Martin Ritholtz 

NEW YORK STATE REGENTS SCHOLARSHIP 

Winners 



Thomas Adler 
Martin Altner 
Nathan Bernstein 
Paul Blachman 
Joel Brenner 
Jack Bruger 
Howard Cohen 
Melvyn Danzig 
Stanley Donnenberg 
Roger Druckman 
Martin Fisch 
Kenneth Friedman 
Mark Fromer 
Dov Grandsitsky 
Allan Greenberg 
Mark Greenberg 
Fred Haller 



Mark Bernstein 
Hyman Diamond 
Bernard Furmansky 



Milton Hershenov 
Harvey Ishofsky 
Paul Jacobs 
Stuart Jamesse 
Max Katz 
Stephen Katz 
Richard Kaufman 
Morton Kevelson 
Arthur Lacher 
Martin Lautman 
Morton Lipka 
Richard Mandelbaum 
Joseph Mezrich 
Joel Moss 
Harvey Nathan 
Melvin Ness 



Alternates 
Maurice Garfinkel 
Wallace Goldberg 
Steven Horowitz 
Akiva Karalitzky 



Martin Pomp 
Wilbur Reinfeld 
Jack Resnick 
Ronald Rosenman 
Carl Rosenzweig 
Barry Rosner 
Norman Sanders 
David Shapiro 
Allen Spiegel 
Harvey Stabinsky 
Daniel Sussman 
David Tanenbaum 
Jerome Toporovsky 
Eli Uncyk 
Morris Waisbrot 
Nathan Wasserstrum 
Gerald Weinberger 



Leon Pachter 
Michael Paskowitz 
Sidney Weissman 




DIARY 



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•LARK starts out with us as freshies. Will we share 
his fate? 

Pachter begins homogeneous relationship with 
Bob. Pachter is the genius . . . Marinbach invents 
famous eraser game. Object — to see how fast you 
can decimate the wall . . . Talmud Learners start crash 
lick program; five teachers drown in saliva. 

Morse: "Dis is da dumbest freshie class I ever 
saw!" 

Mr. Belowitz comes in with swingin' yarmulka . . . 
ANZ caught grave-robbing — digs up Lippner . . . 
Drillman cleans up in cards . . . Shebshaievitz recalled 
to Pearl Harbor . . . George sits down and crushes can. 

George: "You idiot, this is first period. Why are 
you late?" 

Student: "Rabbi Dardac just let us out." 

Bernstein makes Varsity; Y. D. unmakes him . . . 
Sheriff Pearson shoots down twenty-two enemy trucks 
with his trusty ruler . . . Clark gets snowed under in 
105 ... P. B, fails physical exam . . . 

Marinbach: "But Reb Dardac, just because there's 
an open Shulchan Aruch under my desk doesn't mean 
that I'm looking at it." 

Lowell K. arrives; we get first taste of minutiae — 
decide trivia tastes better . . . You roly-poly, pot-bellied, 
fraudulent, intellectual, midget!" 

Sokolow wears waterproof shirt to school . . .Bob 
wears tie; no shirt necessary . . . Doc trips on tie, swims 
in pants . . . Free Press informs on Informer . . . 
Divinely inspired Golden crusade for Latin class 
succeeds. 

Dardac: "Get out of my class!" 

Student: "But Reb, the dog doesn't understand 
English." 

Dardac: ."1S2D SiTl ,^^3,, 





MIDDLESTATES VISIT 

Preparation: Acme Rental Agency's pre-fab lab 
and 500 books for the library precede visit by three 
days; puff, puff . . . School floods are sanded; windows 
are washed — now we get blinds to keep the outside 
world outside . . . New furniture installed for the first 
time since school was built in 1876 (B.C.E.?). 

Bob tells us to raise our right hand if we know 
the answer and our left if we don't. We all raise our 
left hands — Bob is faked out left and right; so shook 
up he loses ball in his pool game. 

Discoveries: Rabbi Y. D. isn't glued to that chair 
after all — just wedged in by a piece of Drake's cake 
. . . Louie can sweet-talk — wins Abraham. 

Famous last words: "What's an old penny made 
of?" . . . "Hi Ho Silver!" 

Greenberg wins Max(ine) for Best Actress in 
Brand's class . . . Kronick gets 87 votes for Athletic 
Manager . . . Yugars win over MTA in Garden. 
Wahoo!! Aquamen win first lY championship . . . 
Soporovsky finally masters Tefardic Hebrew: "Shema 
Yitroel." 

Clark: "You five will write a composition." 

Marinbach: "One composition for all five of us?" 



Fiirmansky's Foto Fools Faculty 
as he's Found Faking it out. 



AiRST day of school is a short one — Hurricane Donna 
sends us home . . . Marinbach begins grand cut-out two 
and three quarters years with appendicitis. "Who 
Meeeep?" . . . We start a zoo, pick up a weasel; start 
a meat shop, pick up a butcher. 

Sefior: " WD'; «^ n«, venden?" 

By now it's a conditioned reflex; when teacher 
walks in, student salivates . . . Sefior schedules Spanish 
test . . . We meet our grandest (or so he says) teacher 
(or so he says) who shows us how everything has a 
great deal to do with French . . . Pebbles pitched at 
pigeons as Peanuts peers at pupils . . . Bernstein's 
Gemora average goes down by 225 points. 

Schmidman: "If a goy touches a P"lp„ is it ndq 
or -nnta ?" 

Tanenbaum: "Yes." 

Weasel admits that he's wrong when he's wrong, 
wrong when he's right, except when he doesn't know 
(maybe) ... Bo the Butcher schpritzes lead acetate 
all over class with centrifuge . . . Ancient Mariner 
found in hall. Whoops! It's Mr. Brand . . . Arluck the 
baritone sings "On the Road to Mandalay." Students 
reciprocate with "Pennies from Heaven." 

Bob: "Open the window, it's stuffy in here." 
Willy opens the window and it falls back down. "Open 
the top window." Willy opens the top window and 
quickly retreats fearing window will fall back up. 

Mashal receives ovation for BS . . . Brains hatch 
Sefior test postponed after crying like baby during 
Greenberg's seventy-third birthday oration . . . Levi 
Lerner exposed — sued by Drake's Cake Company — 
represented by famous immigration lawyer, John 
Santiago. 





"And tlieii iigain I could suspend you." 



Y. D. (as Rhine closes blinds): "Mar Rhine, when 
you are married you can close blinds." 

Mashal receives ovation for BS . . . Brains hatch 
plot. Nl.i concussions bring Mafia memories to Shuss- 
heim . . . Clark grounded by mines . . . Schmidman 
loses remaining half-moustache in baseball pool. Runs 
pay toilet for J. N. F. — uses Doc's desk. Also catches 
Bernstein's strap — uses it as a peanut holder . . . 
MPOL* reached in Shebshaievitz's class. (*Maximum 
Permissible Odor Level) . . . Look at Haller's socks. 

Donnenberg (to Rabinowitz): "Reb, are you 
paying attention?" 

Shussheim: "YOU WILL SIT DOWN!!! . . . 
please." 

Sefior postpones test after student protests . . . 
Yugars beat HILI in Garden . . . Swimming team 
captures second trophy. 

Cooper: "This problem requires thinking, so, of 
course, I can't expect you to solve it. Nobody got it 
right." 

Rhine: "I did." 

Cooper: "That's what I said." 



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First year of the UGW run by the Mad Bomzer 
and W. Wolf son. 

Martin Wolfson roars in from retirement, en- 
chants world history students, and mobilizes the Boy 
Scouts as Castro invades Staten Island . . . After four 
terms of Y.D. and Clark's Sefardit, we get Doc for 
Hebrew(?). 

Greenberg: "Hey, Doc! You talk funny!" 

We can't stop laughing from first day to last. 
Nipsy shoots spitball, lands on Doc's hand. 

Doc: "You have three minutes to tell me who did 
it! (Three minutes later.) You have one more minute 
to tell me who did it! I promise you I will find out, if it's 
the last thing I do." 



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UAviOAiiaVJolioth 



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ANZ„, 



iiRES Morrison to teach history; admits he 
can't find anyone else. The New Lou slips on the icy 
outside steps, teaches class, then finds out that he broke 
his arm. Also learns that Yeshiva boys don't talk, 
cheat, fight, steal, kill, lynch. We usher in Israel Inde- 
pendence Day, usher out Morrison with a rope around 
his neck. ANZ finds someone; class is put under Mar- 
tial law. Honeymoon ends, slumber begins. 

Sanders: "You rah rah supporter!" 

We get news and photo coverage in Times, Tri- 
bune, Post, etc., for picketing the Russian Embassy in 
protest of Russian matzo ban. Y.D. is gratified as ANZ 
certifies us with "U" on report card in cooperation. 
Jewish Press blasts ANZ. 

Louie: "Stuart, grow up." 

Jamesse: "And be like you?" 

Ritholtz jumps out of window and ends up where 
we always thought he would — Kings County . . . 
Seiior's test coming soon . . . Loring hired as new chem 
teacher; sits back and lets Mandelbaum teach the class 
. . . Loring fired as new chem teacher; Mandelbaum 
still teaches class. 



Student: "It may very well be. Doc." 

Doc: "You are not yet Juniors!" 

Aquamen win third straight championship and 
keep trophy permanently. 

Senor gives test eighteen months late; three quart- 
ers of class cuts. "We didn't have enough advance 
warning," Haller tells ANZ. 

Chester, Mel, Mark, Jack, Morty, Marty, and 
Danny form the Royal Order of the Dingleberry 
(ROD). Rivals organize the Royal Order of the Z. 



JVv>/ J_y EXPANDS to Cleveland as Feuer (with 
Rhine) goes to Telshe. 

Sid teaches comparative religion; Conclusion: 
nothing compares to Him . . . Becker shows us strip- 
films-er, filmstrips. 

Rabbi Z decides that we're easily identifiable with 
conspicuous attire, so we get conservative black and 
gold senior hats. 

Now that Rabbi HBK is a bona fide high school 
teacher, he smokes two extra packs a day . . . The in- 
definite shaft club: Fromer (president), Beef, Milt, 
Moe, Stub, Jack the Ripper . . . Serior tries to pull sur- 
prise Spanish test . . . 

QUOTABLE QUOTES / 

Becker: "Jack, you may have been born with a good 
brain; I don't mean you personally." 

Becker: "You guys talk more than the girls at Central." 
Cohen: "Yeah, but we're prettier." 

Zuckoff: "Ritholtz, get out!" 
Ritholtz: "Yes, yes, you're right." 





"Guess what I just got — a wliole batch 
of preslamped unexcused admits!" 




Bomzer: "Friend, get out." 

Jamesse: "I'll get out, but I'm not your friend any 

more." 

Fromer: "Reb, I have to go home; I ripped my pants." 
HBK (eyeing him): "It's a wonder it didn't happen be- 
fore." 

Lebowitz: "Hershenov, you baby, you're as old as — 
Hershenov: — you ! " 



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Danzig: "I understood it before you explained it to me, 

but now I'm completely confused." 

Lebowitz: "Well, you're an expert at getting confused." 

Fromer: "Yeah, and you're an expert at confusing other 

people." 

Lebowitz: "What are the two types of condensors?" 
Big Jim: "I dunno, and frankly, I don't know what's 
flying here." 

Baron: "Greenberg, what's a prepositional phrase made 

out of?" 

Greenberg: "Frankly, I couldn't care less." 

Baron: "Where do you find the etymology in the dic- 
tionary?" 
Lautman: "Under "E"." 

Lowell enters room — finds "booz" on board. 
Picks up chalk, adds "e" to make it "booze" . . . Lowell 
tells us something to make our hair stand on end. 
Wishes it would do the same for him . . . Jaffe subs for 
Lowell on Tuesdays, gets the Morrison treatment. "I 
find you very objectionably obnoxious, discourteous, 
stupid, and immature." Later, "What did we say about 
being obnoxious?" 

* * * * 

Marty Q.: "Mine's a Siberian ski cap, Mr. Brand, 
what's your excuse?" 

Lebowitz: "Next time don't lie to me." 

Fromer: "Yeah, are you questioning my integrity?" 



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Becker: "When was the Law of Supply and Demand 

passed?" 

Milty: "The year after they passed the Law of Gravity." 

"Too bad, Flatbush. As a consolation prize, you can 
keep Judy." 

* * * * 

Jaffe refuses to believe Furmansky when he tells 
him that his name is Furmansky. 

* * * * 

Swimming team wins fourth lY championship . . . 
Yugars win first league championship and Garden 
game to boot . . . Elchanite comes out on time for 
graduation (?) for the first time in ages — unless it 
doesn't. 



ACTIVITIES 




Left to Right: Paul Jacobs, Art Editor, Norman Sanders, Art Editor Melvin 
Ness, Co-editor, Daniel Sussman, Editor-in-Chief, Jack Resnick, Ediior-in- 
Chief, Morton Lipka, Co-editor. 




ELCHANITE 




Left to Rii;hf M Gaiflnl-el. T^pw^' hctitor. Xi. Drv.ck- 
man, Pli<it<>i>raphv Editor H Spilice, Photogiaphy 
Edito- , H Ndth'in, Tspmc fdit,^- 



Left to Bight D Shapiro, Litcnin 
Editor, D. Grands,tsky, Ltteuiry 
Editor. 



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Left to Right, Standing: M. Altner, S. Jamesse, 
R. Mandelbaum. Kneeling, Bottom to Top: M. 
Greenberg, M. Ritholtz, Activities Editors. 



Left to Right: J. Moss, J. Bruger, 
Business Managers. 



STAFF 



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Mr. Han y Allan. Facitltv Advisor 



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■OORDINATING YUHSB's manifold extracurricular 
activities is the General Organization. 

Representing the entire student body, the G.O.'s 
policies are decided upon at the Student Council meet- 
ings held twice a month; The Student Council is com- 
posed of the presidents and vice-presidents of the vari- 
ous English classes and the Executive Council, the 
G.O.'s president, vice-president, and secretary-treasurer. 

This year's General Organization has a great 
claim to fame in that this is the first time in many a 
year that the organization has finished the year with a 
truly sizeable surplus of funds. This can be largely 
attributed to the tight fiscal policies initiated by Presi- 
dent Jack Resnick in the fall term and continued by 
the spring term president, Marty Ritholtz. 

In addition to appropriating funds and appointing 
the various school officials, the G.O. is responsible for 
arranging club and assembly programs. This year's 
assembly program included a political debate between 



Mr. Joseph Strum, Faculty Advisor 




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Left to Right: H. Cohen, M. Ness, D. Hersh- 
kovits, I. Tuchman, T. Martin, M. Lipka, R. 
Kaufman, J. Schwaeger, A. Kershenbaum, G. 
Waldoks, R. Mandelbaum, L. Fruchter, H. 
Weissman, N. SeUgson, M. Rinehard, M. Baye- 
witz, E. Uncyk, G. Silberman. 




Left to Right: L. Brandstatter, A. Hirth, G. Epstein, M. 
Monheit, D. Schnall, I. Bodner, A. KaraliUky, D. 
Shapiro, H. Gellis, H. Cohen, M. Ness, M. Fine, D. 
Kuritzky, E. Martin, M. Katz, R. Shapiro, B. Hecht, 
A. Kershenbaum. 





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representatives of the Democratic and Republican par- 
ties, an open Student Council meeting, basketball and 
swimming team rallies, college orientation sessions. 
Arista and Freshmen Inductions, and Varsity debates. 
The club program consisted of weekly gatherings of 
boys, under faculty supervision, at which they delved 
into their respective fields of interest such as science, 
journalism, public speaking, radio transmission, and 
math. 

Several innovations, including Secretary-Treasur- 
er Ricky Mailer's financial reports, Vice-President Har- 
vey Nathan's "High School Bowl," Secretary-Treasurer 
Harry Shapiro's "G.O. Rules of Order," G.O.-run 
buses to basketball games, and G.O. trips were intro- 
duced. 

Aiding the General Organization in all of its 
affairs were its two advisors, Mr. Joseph Strum and 
Mr. Josef Brand. 




to Right: H. Shapiro. Secretary-Treasurer, M. Rit- 
, President, H. Nathan, Vice President. 





Left to Right: H. Shapiro, M. Ness, J. Resnick, E. 
Martin, R. Mandelbaum, M. Lipka, Chief Justice. 



tudent 
court 



O ERViNG as the judicial branch of the Service Squad, 
the Student Court tries all offenders who receive sum- 
monses from patrolmen. Composed of five justices and 
one alternate justice chosen by the G.O. Council, the 
Court determines the guilt or innocence of the accused; 
if the former is the case, the justices mete out such 
punishments as detention, writing compositions per- 
taining to the offense, copying the mimeographed list 
of offenses, and for offending Service Squad members, 
expulsion from the Squad. 

The procedure of a trial usually follows this pat- 
tern: the Chief Justice confronts the accused with the 
charges against him and asks for his explanation of the 
incident. After the accused presents his defense and is 
questioned by the justices, the latter deliberate the case 
with the G.O. Faculty Advisor, and, if the verdict is 
guilty, decide on a suitable punishment. First offenders 
are usually let off with a suspended sentence and a 
warning. 

This year's Chief Justices, Mark Greenberg and 
Morton Lipka, with the advice of Faculty Advisors Mr. 
Strum and Mr. Brand, led the Court in a policy of 
leniency. 




Left to Right. Standing: C. Feller, E. 
Uncyk, M. Ness. Sitting: J. Resnick, 
M. Greenberg, Chief Justice, M. 
Lipka. 




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A R I S T A 




Left to Right, Standing: M. Greenberg, Fall 
Term Secretary-Treasurer, M. Ritholtz, Fall 
Term President, M. Ness. Spring Term Presi- 
dent, Fall Term Vice President, D. Shapiro, 
Spring Term Secretary-Treasurer, R. Mandel- 
baum, Spring Term Vice President. Sealed: 
Mr. S. Lebowitz, Faculty Advisor. 



X HE YUHSB chapter of the National Honor Society 
is a society composed of a small group of outstanding 
students who meet the rigorous requirements for ad- 
mission. 

The activities of Arista include discussions of 
leading issues, guest speakers, two trips a year, and 
tutoring of needy students. In one of the fall term's 
highlights. Dr. Abraham J. Tannenbaum, of the Grad- 
uate School of Education of Yeshiva University, 
addressed an assembly concerning the relationship 
between brilliant and average students. After the as- 
sernbly, an informal discussion between Arista and Dr. 
Tannenbaum was held. 




Left to Right, Top Row: J. Bruger, A. Spiegel, D Grandsitsky, M Danzig, K Friedman Middle 
Row: A. Greenberg, M. Lautman, J. Moss, S. Weissman, P. Blachman, M. Pomp, H. Nathan. 
Bottom Row: N. Wasserstrum, J. Resnick, D. Sussman, M.'Llpka, C. Rosenzweig. 



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Arista saw the hit play, "A Man For All Seasons," 
during the fall term and plans a much more ambitious 
trip to Washington, D.C. for the spring term. 

But Arista's most important function is to provide 
a measure of recognition for the intellectually gifted 
student and to provide him with an atmosphere which 
can further stimulate him. In this respect it is an ad- 
mirable success. 




Left to Right: M. Fine, H. Gastwirth, A. Frimer. M. Bayewitz, H. Shapiro, L. Tribuch, I._ 
Bodner, M. Novick, C. Feller, I. Tuchman. 









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[^ NDER the capable leadership of Editor-in-Chief 
Morton Lipka, the YUHSB Bulletin enjoyed its most 
successful year qualitatively as well as quantitatively. 
Appearing a record number of forty-five times, many 
times with three pages and once with four, the paper's 
well-planned layouts, informative content, and superior 
mimeographing found students devouring it with in- 
creased exhilaration. 

Because it is a weekly publication. The Bulletin 
can report accurate news in a fresh and vigorous style. 
The hard-hitting Bulletin editorials, campaigning for 
improvements in all aspects of school life and praising 
students for outstanding accomplishments, have turned 
the paper into a thought-provoking publication. 



BULLETIN 





J. Bruger, Managing Editor. 





Left to Right: D. Shapiro. Associate tililor. M. 
Lipka, EcJitor-in-Cliief. 



Left to Right. M. Ness, A sto- 
ciate Editor, M. Greenberg, Edi- 
torial A dvisor. 




THE 
TOPICS 



Left to Riglil: S. Jamesse. CircuUition Munuf^er. H. Spilke. Photography 
Editor. P. Blachman, Business Manager. D. Grandsilsky, Copy Editor. A. 
Greenberg, Typing Editor. 




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NE of the oldest traditions in our school's history, 
The Topics just completed its tenth and most glorious 
year of publication, and once again was awarded a 
First Place Rating by the Columbia Scholastic Press 
Association. In addition, Editor-in-Chief Mark Green- 
berg's poem, "Fear," was judged the best in the country 
by the CSPA. 

An important reason for the continued popularity 
and success of The Topics is its feature department, 
wherein students can exhibit their creative writing abil- 
ities in the fields of humor, farce, poetry, and serious 
essays. This year's Purim issue, entitled "The Glotch- 
by," was unprecedented in its biting, acidy sarcasm and 
satire. 

Under the leadership of its editor. The Topics 
pursued a crusading editorial policy, commenting on 
both school and outside issues, such as combined 
graduation, school health conditions, contemporary 
morals, the newspaper strike, and Richard Nixon. 
Greenberg also led The Topics back to its former 
schedule of six issues a year, instead of the more recent 
five. 



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HE HEBREW LIBRARY, which is an extremely useful 
supplement to our Jewish studies, reached new heights 
this year under the capable leadership of Sidney Weiss- 
man. 

Through the generous contribution of Rabbi Isaac 
Berlin, the library was able to acquire hundreds of new 
volumes including an original edition of the Abarbanel 
published in the 1 5th century. 

These books will supplement the thousands of 
volumes already in use at the library, which, under the 
direction of Rabbi Epstein, has proven to be so valu- 
able to our students of Talmud and the Bible. 




Left to Right, Standing: P. Blachman, S. Weiss- 
man, Head, S. Fertig, S. Kier. Seated: Rabbi J. 
Epstein, Faculty Advisor. 



Left to Right, Standing: D. Zakheim, M. Fine, D. Shapiro, H. Weissman, 
L. Brandstatler. Sealed: D. Grandsitsky, S. Fertig, S. Kier. 



GENERAL 
STUDIES 



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NDER the able leadexship of Head Librarians How- 
ard Cohen and Akiva Karalitzky, the General Studies 
Library has risen to previously unsurpassed heights. 
Under their regime, the library has been redecorated 
with new shelves. These light, economical shelves have 
been filled with over five hundred new books. Aside 
from the shelves and the books, new policies have been 
introduced and new squads have been organized. 

Mr. Robert E. Bassell, the director of all Library 
activities, hopes that the library will continue to ex- 
pand. Mr. Bassell, who also teaches English, is an 
expert in all types of library business and is also a 
director of the General Studies Library in our sister 
school on Snyder Avenue. 






Left to Right: H. Cohen, Head, A. Karalitsky, 
Head, Mr. R. Bassell, Faculty Advisor. 



Left to Right: H. Reinfeld, M. Waldocks. M. Danzig, J. Warman, S. Horo- 
witz, M. Birnbaum N. Winkler, W. Goldberg, L. Grossman. 



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SERVICE 

squad 




FALL 





Left to Right, Top Row: J. Schwager, M. Goldman, D. Savitsky, M. Novick, T. Lauer, H. 
Novack, H. Brick, M. Weiss, P. Kerstein, N. Traeger, S. Rosen, A. Wulkan, A. I ishman. Middle 
Rous: C. Kaner, B, Grunfeld, M. Weinstock. S. Kier. M. Rosengarten, T. Bloom, B. Mezrich, 
G. Weinberger, N. Shapiro, H. Gellis, R. Reich, H. Benjamini, M. Reinman, A. Bigel, I. 
Jacobowitz, D. Hershkovitz, S. Amigo, N. Bednarsch, Q. Birnbaum. Bottom Row: M. Altner, 
R. Druckman, M. Lautman, N. Bernstein, Captain, H. Ishofsky, Captain, J. Mezrich, Captain, 
A. Spiegel, Captain, L. Grossman, H. Spilke. 




J*i!!iaisKs:::::,jS[ju . 



SPRING 



J3. 



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Left to Right. Top Row: J. Schwaeger, R. Reich, P. Feinberg, D Sdvilskv A Wulkan, 
D. Steam, N. Bednarsch, M. Traeger, M. Weiss, H. Feintuch, N Seidenfeld, N. 
Shapiro, A. Hirth, M. Silber, J. Jacobowitz. Middle Rows: B. Welfeld, H. Weinstein, 
I. Jacobowitz, D. Kuritsl<y, M. Reinman, M. Schmidt, M. Levine, H. Benjamini, N. 
Horowitz, G. Silberman, J. Rosenfeld, T. Bloom. A. Levenglick, I. Bodner, M. Wein- 
stock, T. Lauer. Q. Birnbaum. Bottom Row: L. Fruchter, N, Berhn, E. Uncyk, C. 
Feller, Captain, M. Fisch, Captain. D. Hershkovitz, L. Grossman, J. Lew. 



X HE SERVICE SQUAD, YUHSB's branch of the 67th 
Precinct around the corner, tries to maintain general 
decorum and clean premises during lunchtime. Our 
boys in blue, generously assisted by the Administration, 
conscientiously aided the janitorial staff. The diligence 
of the Squad members is easily recognized by visitors 
to the school. Despite the fact that the Squad was un- 
dermanned, the members did such a good job in pre- 
venting offenses that the distribution of summonses was 
kept to a bare minimum. Among the accomplishments 
of the Service Squad was the virtual elimination of such 
offenses as stepping over the rope at basketball games. 



leaving the premises, and crossing against the peren- 
nially red Bedford Avenue light. 

Under the effective leadership of Martin Ritholtz 
and Harvey Nathan, the two G.O. Vice Presidents who 
were in charge of the Service Squad, the organization 
enjoyed a year unprecedented in success. Special 
thanks must be given to the Squad's five captains and 
nine lieutenants. The captains were Nathan Bernstein, 
Harvey Ishofsky, and Joseph Mezrich for the Fall 
Term, and Chaim Feller and Martin Fisch for the 
Spring Term. A number of parents took an interest in 
the workings of the Service Squad, contributing much 
to its success. 



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gliriTIP^H 



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SPECIAL tingling pervades the atmosphere of 
YUHSB's seniors twice a year, on the occasions of the 
Chanuka and Purim Chagigas. Setting up for a chagiga 
takes a lot of effort, and the seniors work all day deco- 
rating the auditorium, making and wrapping sand- 
wiches, rehearsing the glee club and band, and, of 
course, writing the songs and skit. 

Under the direction of Martin Altner and Norman 
Sanders, the Chanuka Chagiga featured an address by 
Rabbi Bomzer, the Chanuka poetry written and recited 
by Senor Cantor, a humor song with original lyrics set 
to familiar tunes and a hilarious, daring, risque skit, 
"College Brawl," which pitted Yokel University against 
Brokenline College. The former lost, 77 to less than 20. 

At the Purim Chagiga, Rabbi Kanotopsky de- 
livered a spiritual message on Purim, Senor Cantor 
recited his version of the Purim story, and a frank, out- 
spoken, or rather outsung, comic song followed with- 
out reserve. The chagiga ended with a skit, "Neurosis 
for Fun and Profit," and the distribution of the Purim 
issue of The Topics. 




The Band. 




The Poem. 




The Speech. 



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Some More Teachers. 




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The Glee Club. 




J^ ow IN its second year, the concept of an Elchanite 
play is rapidly becoming entrenched in the minds of 
underclassmen. This year's production of Mr. Roberts 
will surely be remembered with pleasure in future 
years. 

Despite the enormous difficulty of staging a the- 
atrical production of such magnitude in addition to our 
already crammed school schedule, and despite the 
numerous delays and tribulations caused by adminis- 
tration apathy and janitorial disapproval, the play re- 
ceived an enthusiastic advance reception, and was a 
complete success. 

The resounding, if not surprising, success of Mr. 
Roberts can be attributed primarily to the prodigious 
labors of Carl Rosenzweig, the play's producer- 
director, in not only turning mere students into ac- 
complished actors, but also in cajoling the administra- 
tion into giving the performers rehearsal time. 

Credit must also be given to the fine acting of 
Dave Shapiro, who, as Mr. Roberts, turned in a truly 
never-to-be-forgotten performance. Also acting mag- 
nificently were Gary Epstein as Ensign Pulver, the half- 
witted, sex-starved bunkmate of Roberts. The other 
major parts were played by David Tanenbaum, as Doc, 
and Martin Lautman, as the Captain. 

With its resounding success, the institution of an 
Elchanite play has assured itself a lasting place in our 
roster of extracurricular activities. 



V^ ULMINATING our program of fine student activities, 
Variety Nite '63 was a smashing success. 

Under the capable leadership of Marty Altner, 
Ricky Haller, and Normy Sanders, a well-planned pro- 
gram was organized. It featured a senior quartet, glee 
club selections, and comical skits dispersed throughout 
the program. In keeping with a time-tested tradition, 
the school band provided us with "way-out" music. 

Following the framework of a colorful theme, 
"High Spots of the World," the school glee club, led by 
Marty Altner and Gerry Weinberger, vicariously 
brought to the audience the spirit and vitality of differ- 
ent parts of the world. 

The preparation and scenery, coupled with the 
hard work put into the show by those concerned, made 
Variety Nite '63 a night to remember. 









Lc'fl to Rit;hl, Top Row: D. Savitsky, C. Feller. N. Sanders. H. Babith 1 Tiithm in I 

Schmidt, S. Horowitz, A. Zwillenber^, H. Novack. A. Smith, W. Goldberg, G. Buck, B. 

Seidenfeld. Bottom Ron-: N. Gottleib. G. Schiff, A. Frimer, B. Obstfeld. A. Fishman, M. 
Laiitman, J. Rosenfeld, C. Kaner. 



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VARIETY N/TE 




MINOK 
PUBLICATIONS 



SIFRIYON — Left to Riiiht. Standiiif;: Martin Altner, Steven Horo- 
witz. Seated: Melvin Danzig, Joel Moss, Paul Blachman, Seymour 
Fertig, Dov Grandsitsky, Editor-in-Chief, Nathan Wasserstrum, 
Sidney Weissman. 



ATOM — Left to Rii>hi: Harvey Stabinsky, David Shapiro, Paul 
Jacobs, Norman Sanders, Joel Moss, Nathan Wasserstrum, Martin 
Lautman, Carl Rosenzweig, Richard Mandelbaum, Editor-in-Chief. 



jy/I INOR publications play an important role in the 
extracurricular functions of our student body, and this 
year was certainly no exception. 

Covering all fields from basketball to calculus, 
they imbued the students with an increased interest in 
the journalistic talents and provided us with a range of 
knowledge wider even than what we could get in the 
classroom. 

These publications were minor only in the sense 
that they were published only several times a year, but 
they were certainly well received by the students, par- 
ents, and faculty. 



COROLLARY — Left to Right: Nathan Wasserstrum, Martin Pomp, 
Norman Sanders, Richard Mandelbaum, Editor-in-Chief, Maurice 
Garfinkel, Allen Spiegel. 




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REVIEW — Left to Right, Standing: Martin Lautman, Seymour 
Fertig, Joel Moss, Dov Grandsitsky. Seated: Richard Mandel- 
baum, Nathan Wasserstrum, Editor-in-Chief. 



DIALECT — Left to Right: Alan Greenberg, Editor-in-Chief. Stan- 
ley Donnenberg. Mark Bernstein. Jack Bruger, Nathan Wasser- 
strum. Seymour Fertig, Lowell Kronick. 



YUGAR — Left to Riglit: Eli Unyck. Aaron Weinberg, Jack Bruger. 
Editor-in-Chief, Nissim Berlin. Harold Bretstein. 



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Left to Rifilit, SUiiiiliiii;: R. Rosenman, Q. Birnbaum, L. Kronick, A. Frimer, 
C. Feller, M. Gold, J. TeitelbaLim, W. Reinfeld, J. Landau, Z. Kier. Scaled: 
Rabbi X. Yogel, Faculty Advisor, D. Tanenbaum. 



Y.O.C. 



u 




NDER the guidance of Rabbi P. Yogel, the Yeshiva 
Organization Commission is responsible for the coordi- 
nation of YUHSB's religious activities, which include 
the Minyon, the Mishmar, and the Kashrus Commis- 
sion. For the first time, the YOC inspected all of the 
school's mezuzos and replaced those which were 
missing or inad0quate. Once again, an employee of the 
Shatnes Laboratories visited the school and performed 
free Shatnes garment tests. 

A new feature in the religious life of YUHSB was 
the Religious Guidance Department, under the expert 
leadership of a member of the Talmud faculty. Rabbi 
H. B. Kanotopsky. The Rabbi also innovated a course 
in Jewish Philosophy, which was offered to elite seniors 
as an alternative to Jewish History. The response to 
the course and its success were heartening. 

The YOC was headed by Lowell Kronick and 
David Tanenbaum. Martin Gold was School Charity 
Collector and Chaim Feller headed the Minyan. 



Rabbi Harold Kanotopsky, Rclii;ioii.s Guidance Coiinscllo 




Left to Right: D. Shapiro, R. Mandelbaiim, A. Lacher, Captain. 
P. Jacobs, H. Nusbaum. 




CHESS & 
CHECKERS 



O PURRED on by the avid support and interest of the 
student body, the YUHSB chess and checkers team has 
compiled a memorable record in lY competition. 
Selecting a team on the basis of dedication, chess abil- 
ity, and the willingness to keep late hours, captain 
Arthur Lacher came up with a team unique in YUHSB 
history for its chess prowess. Led by captains Lacher 
and Smith, the team continued the fine chessboard 
traditions of its predecessors. 



\j NDER the able leadership of its captain, Richard 
Mandelbaum, YUHSB's Math Team earned a unique 
place in the school's roster of extra-curricular activities 
by becoming the first YUHSB team to tie Erasmus in 
high school competition. 

The team ended its season with a commendable 
46-46-42 record, tieing Erasmus and beating Tilden. 
With student interest in the Math Team on the uprise, 
its leaders hope to continue its fine performance in the 
future. 



MATH TEAM 




U'ft to Riglit: W. Goldberg. K. Friedman. A. Wienberg. Mr. M. Septimus. 
Facility Advisor, H. Gastwirth. R. Mandelbaum. Captain. C. Rosenzweig, 
A. Spiegel. L. Tribiisch. 



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DEBATING 





H. Nathan, Dchutinn Muikiuh 



J HE noticeable upsurge of student interest in debating 
this year was probably due to the Debating Managers' 
efforts to supply controversial, provocative topics for 
the debates. As a result, even the senior classes, which 
are usually notorious for their apathy, participated fully 
in the intramural competition and compiled impressive 
won-lost records. 

The four grades are divided into the Junior and 
Senior Leagues. The classes in each league compete 
against each other in debates held biweekly in the home 
team's English class with the instructor acting as judge. 



In addition to its intramural program, YUHSB 
has varsity and junior varsity debating teams which 
compete with other schools in the Inter- Yeshiva 
League. Each time YUHSB is the home team, students 
are gathered in an assembly to view the inter-school 
debate. 

Under the leadership of Harvey Nathan, fall term 
Debating Manager, and Alex Ragen, spring term De- 
bating Manager, the freshmen and sophomores of the 
Junior Varsity attended a public-speaking club on Sun- 
day afternoons where they planned debates and heard 
hints from seasoned Varsity debators. 



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A. Ragen, Debating Manager 




Left to Right: G. Schiff, L. Brandstatter, C. Rosenzweig, 
M. Pomp. I. Tuchman, H. Weinstein. J. Resnick. H. 
Stabinsky, D. Shapiro, A. Ragen, A. Spiegel, M. Rit- 
holtz, M. Novick, H. Nathan, M. Rosengarten. 




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XVETURNiNG after a year's retirement, coach Irv 
Forman built the best all-around team this league has 
seen in many years. With Harvey Bachman's ball- 
handling, the sharpshooting of Dave Hershkovits and 
Leon Pachter, and the rebounding of Bill Nathanson 
and Barry Rosner, the Yugars were, from the very 
outset, the team to beat. 

Although they started the year off with a solid 
trouncing of YUHSM, a game in which Leon Pachter 
scored 26 points, the Yugars lost their second game to 
RJJ by a score of 51-45. Bouncing back from that loss, 
the team took its next two games from HILI and the 
league's new entry, Elizabeth. Next, however, came a 
heartbreaking loss to the Flatbush Falcons on a last 
second thirty-foot jump shot by Flatbush guard, Dave 
Schulder. 

That, however, was the last game the Yugars were 
to lose for a long time as they went on to win their next 



an4it(f 





' / t^m 



Left to Riyht. Standini;: T. Laiier, Maniii;cr, S. Amigo, S. Borger, P. Nussbaiim, B. Weiner, 
H. Bretstein, N. Bernstein, E. Uncyk, G. Silherman, M. Reinhard, E. Martin. A. Ragen, 
Statistician. Kneeliiit^: S. Jamesse, Munai^cr, B. Rosner, Captain. W. Nathanson, H. Bachman, 
Captain, D. Hershkovitz, Fre.shie. L. Pachter, Captain. W. Goldberg, Manaf;er. 



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three games from YUHSM, Ramaz and RJJ. Then 
came the Flatbush game. This game was, beyond a 
doubt, the most exciting game of the season and, this 
time, it was a Yugar, Barry Rosner, who put in a long 
outside shot to give us the game by a score of 36-35. 



Closing out the regular season with victories over 
Ramaz and Elizabeth, a loss to HILI, and a playoff 
victory over Flatbush, we wound up with a 10-3 record 
which brought the first league championship and, with 
it, the right to play in Madison Square Garden to 
YUHSB. 

In non-league play, the Yugars came- in third in 
the HILI Chanuka Festival and, for the second time in 
three years, won the Norman Palefski Memorial Award 
by defeating YUHSM on the Garden floor. 



LEADING SCORERS 

Pachter 310 

Rosner 257 

Hershkovits 208 

Bachman 180 

Nathanson 80 




SEASON RECORD 



*51 Alumni 


40 


*55 HILI 


42 


64 YUHSM 


52 


45 RJJ 


51 


57 HILI 


46 


84 Elizabeth 


57 


45 Flatbush 


47 


*53 Flatbush" 


41 


*45 RJJ 


47 


*74 HILI 


67 


55 YUHSM 


38 


63 Ramaz 


36 


40 RJJ 


35 


36 Flatbush 


35 


50 Ramaz 


42 


54 Elizabeth 


36 


43 HILI 


53 


**67 RJJ 


48 


141 Flatbush 


34 


ff52 YUHSM 


49 



!F 



*Exhibition Games 
**Replay of protested game 

f Playoff for first place 
ft Madison Square Garden 
Game 






/ -*^ 



Left to Right, Top Row: R. Druckman, Captain, A. 
Sweedler, Coach. A. Lacher, Captain. Bottom Row: T. 
BToom, H. Spilke, Co-Captain. A. Bigel. 



INNING its fourth league championship in as many 
years, the school's second major team, the varsity swim- 
mers, set several Inter- Yeshiva League records. 

With captains Arthur Lacher, Roger Druckman, 
and Howard Spilke swimming freestyle, Thomas 
Bloom swimming backstroke^ and Allen Bigel swim- 
ming breaststroke, the team became the first lY com- 
petitor to go undefeated in a full schedule. 

The lY's swimming league consists of five schools 
— YUHSB, YUHSM, RJJ, Flatbush and Ramaz. There 
are ten meets in the season's schedule with four teams 
competing in each meet and each team participating in 




eight meets. Each meet consists of six events — the 
medley relay, the freestyle relay, the two-lap freestyle, 
the four-lap freestyle, the two-lap backstroke and the 
two-lap breaststroke. 

Incidentally, our swimmers set another record by 
becoming the first team to place first in all six events of 
a single meet. 

Al Sweedler, who has coached the team for the 
past three years, is leaving his post at the end of this 
season. He plans to go to California where he will con- 
tinue his graduate studies. 



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SdKmmm^ ^e^^ft 




Left to Right. Top Roh-: M. Ritholtz, O. Grunfeld, M. 
Weiss. Bottom Row: M. Feinberg, Y. Monheit. 



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H IRST organized four years ago to train lower class- 
men for Varsity, the Junior Varsity has become a team 
in its own right. 

This year the team was coached by Elliot Aaron, 
a graduate of RJJ, who led the team to a 6-3 record 
which put them in second place in the Inter- Yeshiva 
Junior Varsity League. 

One of the better JV's we have seen, the team 
will provide the Yugars with several additions to its 
roster in the persons of Jonas Lew, Israel Jacobowitz, 
Arie Sommer, and Normy Benzon. 





VARSITY 



Lc'fr to Rii;hr, Shnidiiii': N. Benzon. R. Schmidt, A. Sommer. J. Lew, G. Feintuch, P. 
Feinberg. Mancigcr. Kncclini>: A. Weinberg. 1. Jacobowitz. J. Welfeld. B. Seligson, 
G. Levine. 



^audcH^ 





Bernard Furmansky, Captain. 



Clockn-i.se from Upper Left: W. Nathanson, L. Keiler, B. Rosner. 
T. Adler, S. Borger. J. Moss. S. Rosen, H. Novack, M. Waisbrot, 
H. Spilke. 



Julian Whiteman, Captain. 



Xhe bowling team has inspired so much interest in 
the student body that kegHng is fast becoming the 
school's most popular sport. 

Among the members of this year's twelve-man 
squad are two of the lY's best bowlers, Julie Whiteman 
and Tom Adler. 

Under the able captainship of Julie Whiteman 
and Bernie Furmansky, the team ended up in second 
place with a 5-3 record. 

Among the team's distinctions are the highest 
individual game and average in the league. 



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f^ 




Seasonal Sports 



Spring Term Athletic Manager 







J[ HE REGULAR varsity sports schedule is complemented 
by an intramural basketball and ping-pong program 
and a full roster of Inter- Yeshiva spring sports. 

For the first time in our school's history, an official 
Softball team was ot^|aized; A^^givid interest was dis- 
played by all who parlicipate3asf every Friday, armed 
with balls, bats and gloves, the team, led by captain 
Leon Pachter and co-captain Mark Bernstein, devel- 
oped into one of the strongest teams in the lY league. 

Sparked with a new interest, the handball team, 
captained by David Shapiro, functioned on a very 
tough schedule. Neverthelessj the team kept its hands 
on the ball and provided keen competition for all its 
opponents. 

No school athletic program is compiet^' without 
a tennis team. Under the leadership of Danny Sussman, 
our tennis team kept the raquet active and netted a 
record of excellent playing and fine sportsmanship. 

Run by captains Harvey Bachman, Marty Rit- 
holtz, and Normy Sanders, a strong track team has 
been developed. Bachman led the sprinters in the 70 
and 100 yard dashes, Sanders took the high-jump, 
broad jump and running jump, and Ritholtz coached 
the relay and long-distance events. 




S. Savitsky 

Fall Term Athletic Manager 





LITERATURE 




Sands of Time 



Man is but a precious grain of sand temporarily 
withstanding the pounding surf; eventually he is 
washed from the beach of life by the waves of time. 

Life is every man's intensely personal struggle to 
make his mark on the sands of time, but man's imprint 
is much more easily erased than his grain of sand. 
Nevertheless, the civilizations built by the collective 
contributions of mankind are indestructible. They 
may be eroded but never submerged, altered but never 
inundated, for man has devised an agglomeration of 
defenses against his perpetual adversary — nature. To- 
day, a yawning abyss of self-destruction threatens our 
civilization with total annihilation. This portentous 
situation is a manifestation of man's ego which leads 
him to believe that he is the sole master of his environ- 
ment. 

Life is a vast canvas seething with action, a broad 
panorama of a world on the brink of achieving its full 
potential. 

Dov Grandsitsky 
David Shapiro 



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OBSERVATIONS 



THE REAL PURPOSE of books is to trap the mind 
into doing its own thinking. 

THE BEST ARGUMENT is that which seems merely 
an explanation. 

A LITTLE LEARNING is not a dangerous thing to 
someone who does not mistake it for a great deal. 

THE FURTHER BACKWARD you can look, the far- 
ther forward you are likely to see. 

PERHAPS NO ONE has changed the course of his- 
tory as much as the historians. 

ON SCIENCE: Nowadays to say "impossible" al- 
ways puts you on the wrong side. 

AN OPTIMIST may see a light where none exists 
but why must a pessimist always run to put it out. 

EATING WORDS can't give you indigestion. 

ANY GOVERNMENT big enough to give you every- 
thing you want is big enough to take everything you've 
got. 

THE WORST TEMPERED PEOPLE are thOSC whO 

know they are wrong. 

STRAIGHT-FROM-THE-SHOULDER people Should 

talk from a Httle higher up. 

THE MAN WHO RESTS On his laurels is wearing 
them in the wrong place. 

IF ONE PERSON cau do a job by diligent work; it 
is rarely done by two and never by three. 

WE HAVE NO MORE RIGHT to consume happiness 
without producing it than we have to consume wealth 
without producing it. 

ANYONE WHO CONDUCTS an argument by appeal- 
ing to authority is not using his intelligence. He is using 
someone else's. 

David Shapiro 



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There is silence. 

It is cold and damp. 

The silence is in the mind only. 

The hum of the refrigerator torments. 

The radio has only agitating, staccato, classical stuff, nauseating commercials, 

and "Come on, baby" junk. 
The abdomen pounds, the heady spins, the stomach contracts. 
The television stuff is obvious and from hunger. 

The Saturday Evening Post is terrible this week. Mad is all "Hey, gang!!" 
Another chapter from Salinger and it's worse. 
Another job reject and an Allied catalogue in the mail. 
The nails go first. Then it's toothpicks, gum and pistachios. Then the belly-ache 

gets worse. 




When is Atkinson going to write something funny again? 

Editor & Publisher. 

Fights. Inconsiderates. Dictators, Bigots. Puritans. Radical jerks. 

The belly-ache pounds. The schoolbooks. The life of the uneducated, ignorant 
unsophisticated. The closed mind. The axe-grinder. The specialist. The trade 
journals and minority newspaper editorials. The belly-ache pounds. 

The electric clock which replaced the ticking one grinds slowly as the day 
passes so slowly, yet so quickly. Torture. 

The constant searching, but for what. 

The stacks of books which are for reading at other times, not now. 

The full, yet empty house, refrigerator, life. The full hides the empty. Some- 
times. 

The painful Bayer commercial. 

Drowsiness, yet inability to fall asleep. 

Fuller Brush. 

One big lead. What, when, how, why. When. 

It is cold and damp. 

There is silence. 

Mark Greenberg 



Life is the representative of an 
ideological conflict, 
An eternal conquest of a formidable 
obstacle. 

Humanity endeavors to enjoy a wisp of 
unbound freedom, 
But is Pormethean chained as nature's 
spectacle. 

Life represents an opportunity for 
enlightenment, 
A chance for man to elevate his dismal 
lot, 

Yet the pinnacle of success is always 
unattainable. 
Mankind is bound with a Gordian knot. 

The soul is an amorphous conglomeration 
of truth and disloyalty. 
Only situation distinguishing from good 
and evil, 

Yet, our universal fate is dependent 
upon its just wisdom, 
A century of good will, a year of 
upheaval. 

Life is filled with Mankind's 
unquenchable desire for safety, 
"To be thus, is to be safely thus," 
says Macbeth, 

Yet Mankind is not endowed with a 
spirit of confidence. 
We are granted safety only in death. 

Man is propelled through each 
impediment by an intangible desire, 
A solid unfaltering spirit of determination, 

For his unexplainable creation, he is 
driving for a reason, 
For his contrived reason, further 
clarification. 

Man's ethereal existence is the 
harbinger of greatness. 
Life preludes the reverence of man's 
dying breath, 

The soul is marred by the 
imperfections of humanity, 
Yet, G-d bequeaths to man his life in 
death. 

Joel Moss 



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of noon." 



"dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze 



— John Milton 



Life — phantasmagoria or nuda Veritas? 

Our erudite philosophers have cogitated 
over this question since time immemorial. At 
the same time our philosophically nescient citi- 
zenry have neither been aware nor taken time 
to ponder over this problem. 

It has been said that Descartes completely 
rejected this problem when he said, "Cogito, 
ergo sum." But in truth this principle was ac- 
tually the starting point of modern philosoph- 
ical argumentation. The problem has ever since 
remained at the core of modern philosophical 
thought. 

In 1710 George Berkley, trembling before 
his own originality, put forth one of the most 
profound and misunderstood philosophic con- 
cepts of all time. He oppugned Descartes com- 



pletely. He stated simply that existence is de- 
pendent solely on the mind; all that is not per- 
ceived by the mind cannot exist and if it did it 
was only in the mind of some omniscient spirit 
— a God. 

Most men rarely encounter problems 
such as this. It seems that the zealous quest 
for truth is dimmed by maturity. Our ephemeral 
ideals are too quickly overshadowed by the 
mores of our pragmatic society. It is the men 
like Berkley and Descartes who rise above the 
masses. These are the men who must always 
live in the penumbra of doubt. These are the 
heroes that can never find peace for they are 
drawn inexorably onward in the unending 
quest for truth. 

Richard Kaufman 



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what 



BROTHERHOOD 



means 
to me 



Brotherhood is an affirmation of our faith in 
fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth 
of the human person, in the equal rights for all. 

We are all children of the earth; we are all broth- 
ers. If our brother behind the Iron Curtain are op- 
pressed, we are oppressed. If our brothers in India 
hunger, we hunger. If our brothers' freedom in Missis- 
sippi is taken away, our freedom is no longer secure. 

I believe in a brotherhood not of words, but of 
acts and deeds. We must not only affirm the brother- 
hood of man; we must live it. To practice brotherhood 
is to practice tolerance; to live together in peace and 
harmony with one another as good neighbors, as good 
friends, and as good men. 

The universal brotherhood of mankind may not 
be achieved for some time to come, but let us see to 
it that it does. If we have faith in time, time will justify 
our faith. 

We must stand tall in justice and tolerance. We 
must stand tall in courage and faith. In the words of 
Abraham Lincoln, "Let us have faith that right makes 
might, and, in that faith, let us, to the end, dare to 
do our duty as we understand it." 

Brotherhood is not merely a right; it is a duty. 
It is not merely a plan; it is an action. 

Let us, therefore, enter into a covenant; a cove- 
nant of the righteous, a covenant of life, a covenant of 
brotherhood. 

Martin Pomp 



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HE HAS 
JOINED US 



He sat there musing, twirling his moustache in 
obviously triumphant delight, his swarthy body reeking 
of the tropical filth of this ridiculous republic, his 
shoes crying for a Broadway shoeshine palace. Yet, 
he was the newly appointed Chief of Police of the 
sovereign Republic of San Cristobal, as of yesterday's 
expression of the will of the people or bloodbath, and, 
in that capacity, had had all foreign correspondents put 
under protective custody here in what was once a hotel. 

For lack of better occupation, I observed this po- 
litical nouveau riche assiduously. 

Lopez enjoyed the sycophancy bestowed upon 
him by the obsequious henchmen. He was evidently 
quite thirsty as he kept ordering ice water from room- 
service, imbibing the cool wet and the hasty, warm 
smiles and clicked heels simultaneously, expressing his 
pleasure in a boyish, unabashed grin, revealing his 
nicotine-stained teeth. 

But his power overwhelmed him. At each resound- 
ing volley of the firing squad his eyes lit and danced 
in fiendish delight. He had hundreds killed for mere 
suspicion of suspicion. Whereas under normal circum- 
stances he would have deplored such inhumanity, he 
now embarked upon a savage vendetta spurred on by 
a maniacal drive for revenge. He, Lopez, now had 
life, which had treated him so cruelly, to play with in his 
clumsy hands. 

Several months later, our newspaper received a 
dispatch from San Cristobal announcing the fall of the 
old regime and the ascent of a new one. Undoubtedly a 
new Lopez had arisen. 

Gary Schiff 



On that morning, Tuck rose earlier than usual, 
which was quite early, for Tuck awoke at 6:30 every 
morning. With the precision of a man who feels him- 
self capable of achieving any task regardless of its 
difficulty, he went through the mechanical business of 
preparing himself for the day's work. He ate his 
breakfast and looked annoyed as he did every morning. 
On this particular morning, however, he felt even more 
annoyed, for the importance of the day made him per- 
ceive more acutely the pain of having to indulge in the 
mundane things which occupy the rest of mankind. 
Today was certainly an important day for Tuck. Today 
he would assume his new position as chairman of the 
board of directors. 

He stepped briskly onto the sidewalk from the 
front gate of his magnificent edifice which was his 



home and fell into his accustomed confident stride. 
As he walked down the street, wild thoughts raced 
through his mind, thoughts of life and death. In fact 
the realization that he would die never struck him 
until that moment. In the next moment, however, he 
dispelled these fears from his mind and regained his 
former self-importance. After all, not everyone was 
quite as gifted or quite as indispensable as he. His face 
took on the form of one well-pleased with himself, and 
he continued on his journey unperturbed. 

He never reached his destination for, just as he 



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Ever since he could remember, death had held a 
certain fascination for him. The wonder of life was 
secondary to the awe of death. He wondered what one 
feels an instant after death. Was it pain? Was it 
numbness? Could it be nothing at all? Could it be . . . 
But no, they couldn't be right. Death had to be the end. 
It had to be the grand finale to a second-rate show, 
the big production number in a cheap nightclub. As 
the years passed, the image of death became more and 
more exciting, and he could think of little else. 

But now he relaxed, soon he would know. Soon 
all would be quiet, all his failures would be erased. 
The thousands of days and nights would be forgotten; 
he need no longer worry. As he sat in his favorite chair, 
a glow of anticipation flushed his cheeks, and the 
tingling of excitement flowed through him. All those 
years of endless questions would soon end. The me- 
chanics of it had already begun. He felt suddenly faint, 
and, as he slumped from his chair to the floor, the 
bottle rolled from his pocket. He knew, now he knew. 

Dannv Suss man 



urned a corner, a neon sign fell from its perch atop 
a nearby buildmg, and as Fate (or was it fate?) would 
have it, hit Tuck. He was killed instantly. When they 
uncovered his mangled body all that remained intact 
was his face, and on it was the most pained expression I 
have ever seen. In that instant between the sign's fall 
and his death. Tuck had joined the rest of mankind. It 
took his death to prove to him that he was better than 
nobody else, and that if one would achieve godliness, 
he first must achieve godliness in soul. 

A Hen Spiegel 




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Senior 
Directory 




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THOMAS ADLER, 92 Woodruff Avenue BU 2-6828 

MARTIN ALTNER, 1358 E. 36th Street DE 8-2995 

STEVEN AMIGO, 2240 81st Street DE 1-3067 

HAVEY BACHMAN, 1429 47th Street GE 6-4880 

MARK BERNSTEIN, 330 Hicksville Road GR 1-7056 

NATHAN BERNSTEIN, 1416 Carroll Street PR 4-5923 

PAUL BLACHMAN, 2166 New York Avenue CL 3-9326 

JOEL BRENNER, 149 Brighton 11th Street SH 3-2330 

JACK BRUGER, 391 E. 96th Street HY 5-4232 

HOWARD COHEN, 816 Hegeman Avenue CL 7-4399 

MELVYN DANZIG, 1049 Willmohr Street EV 5-6332 

HYMAN DIAMOND, 865 Dumont Avenue HY 8-9720 

STANLEY DONNENBERG, 1729 67th Street TE 7-0686 

ROGER DRUCKM AN, 643 Pennsylvania Avenue . CL 7-4448 

MARTIN FISCH, 1642 54th Street HY 4-7317 

KENNETH FRIEDMAN, 240 Crown Street PR 2-6798 

MARK FROMER, 365 New York Avenue SL 6-0918 

BERNARD FURMANSKY, 1333 51st Street GE 6-2955 

MAURICE GARFINKEL, 1617 President Street PR 4-8335 
WALLACE GOLDBERG, 1730 52nd Street UL 3-8326 

DOV GRANDSITSKY, 525 Rockaway Parkway DI 5-5198 

ALLAN GREENBERG, 47 Maple Street UL 6-8350 

MARK GREENBERG, 163 Dahill Road UL 4-7332 

LOUIS GROSSMAN, 592 Maple Street PR 8-5357 

FRED HAULER. 1414 E. 14th Street ES 5-7463 

MILTON HERSHENOV, 1720 Bedford Avenue PR 2-6775 
STEVEN HOROWITZ, 2545 Hubbard Street TW 1-0580 

HARVEY ISHOFSKY, 618 E. 83rd Street HI 4-8062 

PAUL JACOBS, 1316 President Street SL 6-5903 

STUART JAMESSE, 1569 50th Street HY 4-9548 

AKIVA KARALITZKY, 163 E. 94th Street PR 2-0791 

MAX KATZ, 1198 E. 55th Street RN 3-2650 

SIMMIE KATZ, 1260 47th Street GE 5- 

STEPHEN KATZ, 83-03 133rd Ave., Ozone Park VI 5- 
RICHARD KAUFMAN, 330 E. 92nd Street HY 6-6989 

LEONARD KEILER, 6402 23rd Avenue CL 9-1636 

MORTON KEVELSON, 112 Brightwater Court DE 2-6454 
LOWELL KRONICK, 5903 Glenwood Road CL 1-8225 



ARTHUR LACHER, 1272 E. 7th Street CL 8-8901 

JACOB LANDAU, 458 E. 92nd Street EV 5-1432 

MARTIN LAUTMAN, 2069 E. 23rd Street SH 3-5195 

MORTON LIPKA, 74 E. 43rd Street IN 7-6950 

RICHARD MANDELBAUM, 125 Ocean Avenue . BU 7-1871 

JOSEPH MEZRICH, 1242 47th Street UL 4-5434 

JOEL MOSS, 1985 Ocean Avenue ES 6-7752 

HARVEY NATHAN, 1414 45th Street UL 4-4245 

WILLIAM NATHANSON, 416 Ocean Avenue UL 6-6952 

MELVIN NESS, 440 Lenox Road IN 2-1428 

LEON PACHTER, 429 Rockaway Parkway DI 6-8077 

MICHAEL PASKOWITZ, 449 Belmont Avenue HY 5-9747 
EFRAIM PERL, 32 Brighton 10th Path NI 8-39*19 

MICHAEL PINELESS, 1044 Winthrop Street HY 8-3357 

MARTIN POMP, 379 E. 96th Street EV 5-3834 

WILBUR REINFELD, 1050 Willmohr Street HY 6-5097 

JACK RESNICK, 1232 50th Street TR 1-4692 

MARTIN RITHOLTZ, 611 S. 1st Avenue 

Highland Park, N. J. 201 CH 9-3819 
RONALD ROSENMAN, 134 E. 94th Street PR 8-4549 

CARL ROSENZWEIG, 483 Linden Boulevard PR 4-6915 

BARRY ROSNER, 1251 51st Street GE 8-6998 

NOMAN SANDERS, 1472 52nd Street UL 1-9058 

STEPHEN SAVITSKY, 295 Montgomery Street SL 6-5082 

JOEL SCHER, 1450 E. 101st Street HI 4-3042 

DAVID SHAPIRO, 577 Empire Boulevard IN 7-1959 

ALLEN SMITH, 1024 Reads Lane, Far Rockaway GR 1-6054 
ALLEN SPIEGEL, 1118 Willmohr Street DI 6-3426 

HOWARD SPILKE, 700 Ocean Avenue IN 2-5997 

HARVEY STABINSKY, 29 Cook Street EV 8-2427 

DANIEL SUSSMAN, 153-13 77th Road, Flushing OL 8-8346 
DAVID TANENBAUM, 743 Crown Street PR 4-0468 

JEROME TOPOROVSKY, 1354 E. 36th Street CL 8-6499 

ELI UNCYK, 539 Williams Avenue HY 6-9197 

MORRIS WAISBROT, 1228 E. 85th Street CL 1-7107 

NATHAN WASSERSTRUM, 2278 E. 22nd Street SH 3-7979 
GERALD WEINBERGER, 1346 53rd Street UL 1-7542 

SIDNEY WEISSMAN, 1454 E. 49th Street CL 2-1444 

JULIAN WHITEMAN, 679 Ocean Parkway GE 5-2408 

BERNARD ZIMMERMAN, 436 E. 96th Street EV 5-7460 




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